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Yearly Archives: 2014

Hidden Gem of the Library

By Kelly on October 24, 2014//Leave a comment

The Law Library has many books that rarely get the attention they deserve. HUD Housing Programs: Tenants’ Rights is one of those gems. HUD is the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, and one of its central objectives is providing quality, affordable rental homes.   This book contains detailed information for both landlords…

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California Gives Time Off Work to Vote

By Benita on October 24, 2014//Leave a comment

The California Elections Code §14000 allows employees to take up to two hours paid leave to vote in a statewide election. Paid leave is only allowed if the employee does not have enough time to get to the voting station outside of working hours. If you decide to take time off to vote in the upcoming…

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California Reforms School Discipline

By Benita on October 24, 2014//Leave a comment

When it comes to correcting a child’s behavior in school, it seems common sense flies out the window. Oftentimes, the punishment is out of proportion to the action. For example, a six-year-old boy was suspended from school for his new haircut, a Mohawk. In another school, a kindergartener was suspended for innocently kissing a girl’s…

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Consumer Law Protection Extends to Pet Insurance

By Benita on October 24, 2014//Leave a comment

We lavish our pets with affection and love. They give us joy and make us smile. So it makes sense that most owners would pay thousands of dollars to ensure that their pets receive the best medical care when sick or injured. To help alleviate higher costs of medical bills for pets, there is a…

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Witkin Award Dinner: Thank You to all Donors, Sponsors And Attendees!

By Benita on October 17, 2014//Leave a comment

The San Diego Law Library Foundation’s annual fundraising event was a resounding success thanks to the event planners, helpers, contributors and sponsors. Many individuals and staff members worked hard to transform the law library into a festive Oktoberfest celebration. Also, various sponsors provided provided the beer, wine, awards and much more!   “This event and others…

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Women Judges’ Reception is a Smashing Hit!

By Benita on October 17, 2014//Leave a comment

On October 15, 2014, we were pleased to host a reception for the National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) and their international delegates. From Argentina to Zambia, judges from 38 different countries came to sunny San Diego to attend the NAWJ 36th Annual Conference: Protecting and Advancing Meaningful Access to Justice. The conference attracted many…

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50% Discount on MCLE Tickets Ends Soon!

By Benita on October 17, 2014//Leave a comment

Less than two weeks remain to purchase MCLE tickets for a discount. Purchase any MCLE class offered in December, January and February and pay only $10 per one-hour MCLE credit. After November 1, the price increases to $20 per one-hour MCLE credit.   View our events calendar for the list of classes.

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Calling All Lawyers

By Benita on October 17, 2014//Leave a comment

By Debra Baker, Esq., Law Leaders Lab   The San Diego Law Library is partnering with DTI, Wingman Legal Tech, and Law Leaders Lab to develop a day-long program focused on helping lawyers build better businesses to help them drive revenue in an increasingly competitive legal environment.   To ensure we put together a compelling…

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Gun Control Bill Signed Into Law

By Benita on October 17, 2014//Leave a comment

California is taking steps to prevent gun violence with a new gun control law. Assembly Bill No. 1014 allows immediate family members and law enforcement agencies to petition a Judge for a temporary emergency gun violence restraining order. The order allows the removal of guns from an individual considered dangerous who might injure himself or others….

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Limited Hours on Wednesday, October 15

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

On Wednesday, October 15, our downtown location will close early at 1 p.m. For reference questions after this time, you may contact us by phone (619-531-3900), email (refdesk@sdlawlibrary.org) or chat live with us.   For all other services, you may visit the following locations:     Vista 325 S. Melrose Drive, Suite 300 Vista, CA 92081 T:…

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