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Quick Tip Class – Effectively Searching the Online Catalog

By Benita on April 17, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: Attendees will receive tips on how to quickly find the right resources using our online catalog.   Note: There is no MCLE credit for this class.   About the Speaker: This class will be taught by law library staff.   Date: Thursday, April 25, 2013 Time: 9:30-9:45 am Location: San Diego Downtown…

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CANCELLED – Bankruptcy And Debt Negotiation Workshop

By Benita on April 11, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: MCLE credit is not available 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 • Open Q…

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Using Your Cell Phone as a GPS While Driving? Think Again!

By AmandaQ on April 11, 2013//Leave a comment

The Appellate Division of the Fresno Superior Court affirms the lower court’s judgment that a driver cannot hold his cell phone in his hand to look at a map while driving.   Judge Hamlin states in his opinion: “This case requires us to determine whether using a wireless phone solely for its map application function…

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Circuit Court Approves Student Loan Debt Discharge

By Kelly on April 11, 2013//Leave a comment

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a “destitute” paralegal was entitled to a bankruptcy discharge of her remaining student loan debt.  Susan M. Krieger, 53, received her educational loans 11 years ago.  She filed for bankruptcy because she has been unable to find work while living with and caring for her elderly mother…

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New books for April

By ChrisP on April 11, 2013//Leave a comment

We are continually adding new books to our collection. Check out the latest list to see what was added this month: New books – April 2013

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The U. S. Housing Crisis: Current Developments and Lessons Learned

By Benita on April 06, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program:   The San Diego Law Library presents A Speakers’ Bureau Program featuring Gary Laturno.   ·1 hour MCLE General Participatory Credit is available. This one hour presentation will cover the current developments in the U. S. Housing Crisis including: tax issues, changes in the law, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the…

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Law Library Celebrates Law Day

By Kelly on April 06, 2013//Leave a comment

Law Day, established in 1958 by President Eisenhower, is a day of national dedication to the principles of government under law. Congress established May 1st as Law Day three years later.   The theme for Law Day 2013 is Realizing the Dream: Equality for All.  This year is the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I…

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National Library Week: Communities Matter @ Your Library

By AmandaQ on April 06, 2013//Leave a comment

National Library Week is April 14-20, 2013. This is a great week to celebrate and discover the many ways libraries impact our community.   Here at the law library, stop by and try out a database you’ve never tried, or sign up for one of our classes going on that week!   Our Vista and…

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

By Kim on April 06, 2013//Leave a comment

The U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services is promoting a new publication, “Preventing Child Maltreatment and Promoting Well-Being: A Network for Action 2013 Resource Guide.”  It is free to download from their website.   Did you know that San Diego County has a child welfare services hotline?  The 24- hour hotline is (858) 560-2191…

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Expats and Inpats (Do You Know Where Your Employees Are?)

By Benita on April 05, 2013//Leave a comment

Sponsored by Hutchinson and Bloodgood, LLP   About the Program:   – 2 hours General Participatory MCLE credit available.   We are pleased to partner with Hutchinson and Bloodgood, LLP for a special program about the tax implications for expats and inpats and some of the possible legal solutions. For more information, please visit our registration page….

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