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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Career Center

By Amanda on March 29, 2013//Leave a comment

Check out our new Career Center page!  The Career Center has legal and library related job openings.  Make this your go to resource if you are looking for employment. This web page will be updated every Friday.

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On Tap! Cesar Chavez Changed Our World

By JohnnyZ on March 29, 2013//Leave a comment

What does Cesar Chavez Day mean to you? In the 31 years Cesar Chavez led the United Farm Workers of America, the UFW achieved unprecedented gains for farm workers. Among them were:        ♦ The first genuine collective bargaining agreements    ♦ The first union contracts requiring rest periods, toilets in the fields,…

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Straaaange cases – let’s put prisoners to work, in fire stations!

By JohnnyZ on March 29, 2013//Leave a comment

According to an Associated Press story, officials in Georgia are considering saving money by putting prisoners in fire stations. According to the story, the inmates would respond to all emergencies, including residential fires, alongside “traditional” firefighters. I guess “traditional” in this sense means men and women who haven’t been convicted of a felony. The story…

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Legal Research Question of the Week

By Benita on March 28, 2013//Leave a comment

Q: When is the deadline date to serve papers to the defendant after the complaint is filed with the clerk?   A simple question that does not come up very often. Most of the practice treatises describe the procedural aspects of service of process but not the deadline date. So, for this question we turned…

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Dealing with a Federal Tax Issue? Got Questions?

By Benita on March 28, 2013//Leave a comment

About Program:   Do you have a dispute with the IRS? Did you receive an IRS audit? Come to this 1 hour seminar that will cover how to resolve tax disputes with the IRS. Topics include how to appeal an IRS audit, Offers in Compromise and how to apply for the earned income credits and…

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Holiday Closure – Cesar Chavez Day

By Benita on March 28, 2013//Leave a comment

In observance of Cesar Chavez day, all our branches will be closed on Monday, April 1st, 2013. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, April 2nd. Read more about Chavez and the changes he made to our laws in our On Tap! post.

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Visiting the Law Library Downtown but Where do I Park?

By Luz on March 27, 2013//Leave a comment

Finding a parking place in any downtown city is a challenging task and San Diego is no exception.  With that in mind, we have found a website of paid parking lots that will, hopefully, help you on your next visit to the Law Library.   In addition, there are a number of parking meters around…

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Latest Law School Rankings

By Kim on March 27, 2013//Leave a comment

“U.S. New & World Report” has recently released its annual Best Law Schools article.  In addition to ranking the most popular schools, they have the “best” law firms in which to land a job, schools with the highest student debt, how to score financial aid, how to maximize with a dual degree, and much more.

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Do you write legal fiction?

By Kim on March 27, 2013//Leave a comment

The ABA Journal & the Alabama School of Law are accepting submissions for the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.  There is no entry fee, and the deadline is April 5, 2013!  Good luck!

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Consumer Clinics Now in Chula Vista & Vista

By Deb on March 27, 2013//Leave a comment

Legal Aid Society of San Diego has recently expanded their popular Consumer Clinics to our Vista location. They have been holding clinics in our Chula Vista location since 2012. These clinics help consumers being sued by third party debt collectors. Assistance is FREE to low income individuals. To see whether you qualify, and to book…

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