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Bye Bye Google Reader, Hello ___?

By Kim on May 13, 2013//Leave a comment

For those of you who used Google Reader to follow RSS feeds, you probably know Google’s ending the popular service July 1.  Being the good librarians that we are, we’re researching the alternatives (check out Lifehacker’s Big 5), and we were wondering what YOU in the legal field use.  Please share your suggestions with us,…

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

By Benita on May 02, 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…

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Legal Reference Question of the Week

By Benita on April 24, 2013//Leave a comment

Q: Do you have an overview of collective bargaining agreements and sample forms?   A collective bargaining agreement is an agreement between the employer and the labor union, who represents the individual employee, on the wages, hours and other terms and agreements of employment.   Searching through Westlaw Next, I found Williston on Contracts, 4th…

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Ownership of Superman Decided

By Kelly on April 24, 2013//Leave a comment

The litigation over the ownership of the Superman character finally ended, on April 18th, with District Court Judge Otis D. Wright’s decision.  Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster created Superman 75 years ago and litigation over the character has been going on for almost as long.   Siegel and Shuster sold the character to the company…

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Microsoft Office Suite Quick Tip

By Amanda on April 23, 2013//Leave a comment

Quick Access Toolbar (QAT)    The Quick Access Toolbar is a customizable toolbar that contains a set of commands that are independent of the tab that is currently displayed. The QAT is located in the upper left hand corner by the Microsoft Office button. You can customize this toolbar to add commands that you use often….

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Academic Law Library trends

By Kim on April 19, 2013//Leave a comment

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has compiled their “ARL Academic Law Library Statistics 2010–2011.” It contains data describing collections, expenditures, personnel, and services in 74 law libraries at ARL member institutions in the US and Canada.

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I Think That I Just Received Electronic Discovery: What Now?

By Benita on April 18, 2013//Leave a comment

Sponsored by DTI   About the Program: – 1 hour General Participatory MCLE credit available.   This session covers the 3 ways that firms are currently handling e-discovery through a cost benefit analysis standpoint and what has the potential for sanctions. The analysis is conducted with the use of a sample data set that could…

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E-Filing & E-Service in San Diego Superior Court

By Benita on April 18, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: – 1 hour MCLE General Participatory Credit is available. This training session walks you through the steps necessary to E-File your documents in the San Diego Superior Court.   You will learn: •How to register a new user to your account. •How to place a San Diego electronic court filing order for…

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Legal Reference Question of the Week

By Benita on April 18, 2013//Leave a comment

Q: I was adopted as a child, how do I get a copy of my original birth certificate?   According to Chapter 174 of the California Family Law Practice and Procedure, the original birth certificate “may be opened for inspection only” by submitting a verified petition to the superior court “in the county where the…

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News from the San Diego Superior Court

By Cheryl on April 18, 2013//Leave a comment

On March 19, 2013 San Diego Superior Court Presiding Judge Robert Trentacosta issued  General Order 031913 regarding the suspension and clarification of two Local Family Law Rules of Court Rules.   Local Rule 5.5.4.E addresses the Request for Continuance of Hearing on Request for Order.  Local Rule 5.9.8 deals with Coordination of Title IV-D  Cases…

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