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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Welcome New Partners!

By Benita on February 21, 2014//Leave a comment

The San Diego Law Library (SDLL) is proud to welcome three new partners to the Speaker’s Bureau Program: CEB, LIBERTY FIDUCIARY SERVICES, and DIGNITY MEMORIAL.   Continuing Education of the Bar California (CEB) is a program of the University of California that is co-sponsored by the State Bar of California. Founded in 1947 with the mandate to cultivate the professional…

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Summiteers Broke New Ground!

By JohnnyZ on February 21, 2014//Leave a comment

 The premise was simple: if our legal community is committed to a “we” culture — if we are truly a community — then any one segment of the community that is hit with a financial crisis makes the whole community weaker.    This Legal Futures Summit was a rousing success.  Co-sponsored by the law library professionals…

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Wi-Fi Access to Westlaw

By Benita on February 21, 2014//Leave a comment

Big news!!! Free Westlaw access is now available via our Wi-Fi connection at all branch locations! This means mobile access to the Westlaw database within the law library. Just imagine the freedom to search for case law or browse Westlaw publications in one of our conference rooms or while relaxing in one of our comfortable sofa chairs. We hope you enjoy this…

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Featured Artist: Minnie Valero

By Benita on February 21, 2014//Leave a comment

Visit the San Diego Law Library’s downtown location to see pieces from the romantic TANGO COLLECTION by our February Featured Artist, MINNIE VALERO.   Minnie is a well known and accomplished artist in the San Diego art community. She has painted all her life. Her watercolors, pastels, acrylics and oils have won numerous awards in…

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The Art of Judicial Persuasion

By Benita on February 21, 2014//Leave a comment

Need tips on how to argue your case successfully? Read “Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges,” a book co-authored by Bryan A. Garner and Justice Scalia (Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States). In a recent presentation at the University of San Francisco, School of Law, Justice Scalia highlights some of his tips on legal…

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Somebody had a bad Presidents Day

By JohnnyZ on February 17, 2014//Leave a comment

  Makes you want to say “Dang!” or “Dagnabbit!”  

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San Diego Law Library Partners with District Attorney’s Office to Fight Truancy

By Benita on February 14, 2014//Leave a comment

Written by Cyndi Jo Means, Deputy District Attorney, Truancy Team Leader, San Diego District Attorney’s Office   In September, 2013, California Attorney General Kamala Harris issued a report making Truancy a priority in our state. To that end, the District Attorney’s Office has been providing Truancy Mediation Clinics at the San Diego Law Library since November,…

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Futures Summit 2.0 — Monday February 24

By JohnnyZ on February 14, 2014//Leave a comment

Legal Futures Summit 2.0 is co-sponsored by SANDALL, our local chapter of law libraries in San Diego!     It will be held during the lunch hour on Monday February 24.  You must rsvp for this event to jadkins@sdlawlibrary.org   We are excited to be partnering with SANDALL on Legal Futures Summit 2.0!  We will look…

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Advanced WestlawNext

By Benita on February 14, 2014//Leave a comment

About the Program: Cost: $10   1 hour MCLE General Participatory credit.   Join us for an advanced class on WestlawNext, an award-winning online legal research system.     In this class, learn how to:  Navigate WestlawNext like a pro, and Develop invaluable, time saving, search techniques.    About the Speaker:  The speaker is Westlaw representative Amy Dhall.    Date:…

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San Diego Court News!

By Benita on February 14, 2014//Leave a comment

  We bring you news from the San Diego Superior Courthouse. The Central Division Civil Business Office is accepting only a limited number of documents at the filing window due to budget reductions.           Below is the list of acceptable over the counter filings:     Temporary Restraining Orders (civil harassment, elder abuse, workplace violence) and…

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