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Appellate Workshop Next Tuesday May 15

By Kelly on May 04, 2018//Leave a comment

Do you want to appeal the decision from your civil case? The appellate procedure can feel overwhelming. The Civil Appellate Self-Help Workshop can help guide you through the appeal process. It will describe the steps in an appeal, court rules and procedures, and other useful sources of information.   The workshop is held on the…

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Join Us for Law Week 2018

By Kelly on April 30, 2018//Leave a comment

The San Diego Law Library has joined legal communities throughout the country to celebrate Law Week, April 28-May 4. President Eisenhower established Law Day in 1958 as a day of national dedication to the principles of government under law. Law Week is an extended celebration of Law Day. Check out the many events we are…

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Two FREE Legal Clinics for Law Week

By Kelly on April 27, 2018//Leave a comment

In honor of Law Week, we are holding two legal clinics to increase access to justice.   Today, Tuesday, May 1 Downtown Law Library: Free Legal Clinic 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. by the Center for Solo Practitioners from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. You can see an attorney about legal issues including Immigration, Family,…

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Celebrate Law Week Starting April 28

By Kelly on April 19, 2018//Leave a comment

The San Diego Law Library is joining legal communities throughout the country to celebrate Law Week, April 28-May 4. In honor of Law Week, we are holding a series of free events to increase access to justice.   Saturday, April 28 City Heights Weingart Library: City Heights Law Day is an award winning, free event…

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FREE Small Claims Know the Law April 26

By Kelly on April 19, 2018//Leave a comment

Join us for our popular Know the Law series! Small claims court is the subject of this week’s class. If you have a dispute with someone involving less than $10,000, then small claims court is a quicker and simpler alternative to general civil court. However, small claims does have different rules and procedures from general…

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New Database on Gun Regulation and Legislation

By Kelly on April 19, 2018//Leave a comment

We have a new database covering the debate over gun regulation and legislation. This timely, new collection is available through the library’s Hein Online database. It is available at all four library locations.   This collection brings together more than 500 titles dealing with a difficult and important topic. It includes periodicals, key compiled federal…

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Celebrate Law Week 2018 April 28-May 4

By Cheryl on April 17, 2018//Leave a comment

The San Diego Law Library is joining Legal Communities throughout the country to celebrate Law Week, April 28-May 4. In honor of Law Week we have planned a series of events designed to increase access to justice. The free events are being presented in partnership with the City Heights Library, North County Bar Association and…

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

By Kelly on April 13, 2018//Leave a comment

National Child Abuse Prevention Month is an annual observance in the United States dedicated to raising awareness and preventing child abuse. April has been Child Abuse Prevention Month since 1983. In 2015, the most recent year with complete statistics, an estimated 1670 children died due to abuse or neglect. That year, 3.4 million children were…

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Legal Databases Available FREE in South Bay and East County

By Kelly on April 13, 2018//Leave a comment

The San Diego Law Library has partnered with local public libraries in Chula Vista and El Cajon to provide access to several legal databases seven days a week. You can access Lexis Advance, CEB OnLaw, and HeinOnline.   A law librarian is available on most Mondays from 10 am to 2 pm. The law librarian…

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Law Made Public FREE Lexis and CEB OnLaw Classes

By Kelly on April 07, 2018//Leave a comment

Get some one on one time with our Librarians and learn about popular databases – like Lexis and CEB OnLaw! Every Saturday, you can join us at 10AM for our free Law Made Public classes at our Downtown location.   Participants will learn tips and tricks for using our databases. Did you know that CEB…

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