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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Legal Reference Question of the Week

By Benita on May 30, 2013//Leave a comment

Q: Where can I get Form 1381?   It turns out that the patron was referring to Section 1381 of the California Penal Code which states:   “Whenever a defendant has been…sentenced to and has entered upon a term of imprisonment in a state prison or…in a county jail for a period of more than…

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Job Hunting in the Legal Arena

By Benita on May 30, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: Note: We are not offering MCLE Credit for this class.   Learn the current trends in legal jobs and tips for job hunting in the legal arena. This class will be useful to attorneys, paralegals, and law students.   About the Speakers: Julie Remer, Esq., USD Career Services Kristine Custodio, A.C.P., San…

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Bankruptcy And Debt Negotiation Workshop

By Benita on May 30, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: Note: We are not offering MCLE Credit for this class.   This workshop covers: • Overview of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings; • Procedures for filing a Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy; • How the process affects creditors and debts; • Alternatives to bankruptcy filings – debt negotiation; and…

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Law and Comics 2013 Coming Soon

By Kelly on May 30, 2013//Leave a comment

On Tuesday, July 16, the San Diego Law Library will host Law & Comics 2013.  The 4th annual Lindley Lecture on Law & Comics program, Censorship:  From 1950s Superheroes to Today’s Manga, will be from noon to 1.  Charles Brownstein, Executive Director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF), is the featured guest.  …

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Brainstorming Jury Selection Questionnaires

By Gina on May 30, 2013//Leave a comment

Jury selection is an important part of any trial. After all, the people selected to serve will ultimately decide the fate of your case. The trick to jury selection is asking questions that will solicit meaningful responses and give you insight into that person’s potential prejudices. The American Society of Trial Consultants has a blawg…

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On tap! Facial Recognition Technology at a Computer Screen Near You!

By JohnnyZ on May 30, 2013//Leave a comment

There is new software that can pinpoint the identity of a suspect in an instant.  And we have it here in San Diego. The new system has just been tested in San Diego, where suspected criminals’ photos were run through a database of more than 1,000,000 county booking shots, yielding 250 positive matches within seconds….

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Legal Reference Question of the Week

By Benita on May 23, 2013//Leave a comment

Q: How do I mark exhibit tabs?   A simple yet interesting question because San Diego Superior Court Rule 1.4.2 does not go into the fine details on how to mark your exhibit tabs.   Luckily, here at the law library we have a practice treatise that tells you exactly how to mark your exhibits….

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On tap! Print me out a new prosthesis!

By JohnnyZ on May 23, 2013//Leave a comment

New technology exists that allows you to print out a new prosthetic limb! It’s called 3-D printing — the next big thing in manufacturing, and the next big thing in intellectual property disputes.     The new technology makes it possible to create an item by simply downloading a design file and printing it out…

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Emerging Issues for LGBT Immigrants – RESCHEDULED

By Benita on May 22, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: CLASS RESCHEDULED to July 25, 2013 ·1 hour MCLE General Participatory Credit is available.   This program will address cutting edge topics involving the LGBT immigrant community including the potential for marriage-based immigration in a post-DOMA world, asylum and asylum-type remedies for LGBT persons, U visas for same-sex domestic violence survivors and…

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E-Filing And E-Service in San Diego Superior Court

By Benita on May 22, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: ·1 hour MCLE General Participatory Credit is available.   This one hour training session walks you through all the steps necessary to E-File your documents in San Diego Superior Court.   You will learn: •How to register a new user to your account. •How to place a San Diego electronic court filing…

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