Aside from court rulings and laws, other references such as bench books, book catalogs of court libraries
, and index to Philippine periodicals are also available in the e-library.
It is a searchable database of jurisprudence including SC decisions and resolutions from 1901 to the present, laws including present and past constitutions, issuances such as present and past Rules of Court as well as resolutions in administrative matters, and other references like benchbooks, book catalogues of court libraries
, index to Philippine periodicals, and a "Memorabilia Room" of past and retired SC Justices.
He stated that he was pleased to see that the superior Judiciary has introduced information technology in its system to regulate case flow management, archiving of the court record, automation and digitization of Court libraries
and administrative record, SMS alert to the Lawyers and electronic attendance system for the staff etc.
In Chapter 4, the audit guide suggests sources of information such as newspaper articles, courthouse files, state agencies' computerized case files, state departments of insurance, and state supreme court libraries
. Third parties, particularly insurance companies, may be a source of a variety of useful information.
Kawashima said she wants to see interpreters' rooms set up in courthouses so interpreters can share reference materials and exchange views, adding that she also hopes they can utilize court libraries
The 10-chapter guide covers topics including taxability of lawsuit proceeds and payments; sources of information (including newspaper articles, courthouse research, computer data, settlement payers, state insurance departments, and state supreme court libraries
); and Form 1099 reporting requirements.
The Foundation is also undertaking to furnish the Journal to approximately 200 appellate court libraries
throughout the United States, is supporting the inauguration of an annual Corporate Counsel College for senior in-house counsel who manage litigation, and will continue the Foundation Forum, presented each February, in which prominent speakers in the field of law are featured.
It is circulated primarily to law firms and court libraries