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Monthly Archives: July 2015

July Update on Library Finances

By Kelly on July 27, 2015//Leave a comment

The Law Library receives the vast majority of its funding from filing fees and this funding has declined by over 30% from 2009 to 2014.   During the current fiscal year, the revenue from filing fees has declined even further. Through May 2015, the Law Library has received $2,411,221. This projects to filing fee receipts…

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Mortgage MCLE Coming August 6

By Kelly on July 27, 2015//Leave a comment

Join us for this MCLE where we will discuss the new mortgage rules that stem from the Dodd-Frank Act. Topics include the ability to pay rule, qualified mortgages, higher cost mortgage rules, the new TILA-RESPA disclosure rules, and their application to loans, credit transactions, and lenders.   In 2010, Congress passed the Dodd–Frank Wall Street…

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New Library Water Law Website

By Kelly on July 27, 2015//Leave a comment

2015 – The Year of Water Law – as part of our year-long series highlighting the importance of water and water law to San Diego, we have created a webpage dedicated to sharing resources about water law.   You can find information about: classes hosted by the library; key print resources, such as Water and…

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Law Library Hosts Assembly Speaker Mobile Office Hours

By Cheryl on July 23, 2015//Leave a comment

Great news! On Wednesday, August 12th, constituents will have an opportunity to meet with a staff member from the District Office of Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins. Staff member, Myrna Zambrano will be available to listen to your concerns and provide information on the following topics:   Constituent Services • Department of Motor Vehicles •…

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Water Law MCLE This Friday

By Kelly on July 17, 2015//Leave a comment

2015 – The Year of Water Law – as part of our year-long series highlighting the importance of water and water law to San Diego, we present…   Understanding the New “Clean Water Rule” MCLE.  This class will cover the recently released, “Clean Water Rule: Definition of Waters of the United States.” The long-awaited and…

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Get Car Crash Reports Online

By Kelly on July 17, 2015//Leave a comment

If your crash occurred in the San Diego Police Department’s jurisdiction you can now access your car crash report electronically. In the past, if you needed a copy of a crash report for your insurance company or a lawsuit, you had to request a copy in person at the Records Division of the Broadway station…

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What to Know About the New Mortgage Rules MCLE

By Kelly on July 17, 2015//Leave a comment

Join us for this MCLE where we will discuss the new mortgage rules that stem from the Dodd-Frank Act. Topics include the ability to pay rule, qualified mortgages, higher cost mortgage rules, the new TILA-RESPA disclosure rules, and their application to loans, credit transactions, and lenders.   In 2010, Congress passed the Dodd–Frank Wall Street…

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Prime Shopping Day to Support the Library Justice Foundation

By Cheryl on July 14, 2015//Leave a comment

Monday, July 11, is Amazon Prime Day. According to Amazon, Prime Day is  “an epic day (and a half) of our best deals.” Prime Day deals are available exclusively for Amazon Prime members.  You can use your Prime account to help support the Law Library Justice Foundation by shopping at AmazonSmile and selecting the Law…

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Clean Water Act – MCLE

By Isabel on July 10, 2015//Leave a comment

2015 – The Year of Water Law – as part of our year-long series highlighting the importance of water and water law to San Diego, we present…   This class will cover the recently released, “Clean Water Rule: Definition of Waters of the United States.” The long-awaited and controversial regulation was issued on May 27,…

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New Federal Mortgage Rules – MCLE

By Isabel on July 08, 2015//Leave a comment

In 2010, Congress passed the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Among other things, Dodd-Frank introduced a new independent Federal agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), to protect consumers and the U.S. economy from dangerous financial products. The Bureau formulated new mortgage rules which transformed everything relating to mortgage lending.   This…

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