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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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Law school is hard – there’s help!

By Kim on April 10, 2013//Leave a comment

Much has been written in recent years about the increasingly tough times faced by law students.  It’s a difficult and competitive curriculum. Add on the dwindling job market and the skyrocketing student loans, it’s no wonder students have trouble coping. As reported recently at the RIPS Law Librarian Blog, there’s help!  If you are a…

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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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Using Lexis

By Benita on April 02, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program:   -1 hour MCLE General Participatory credit.   You can waste a lot of time running searches through databases without pinpointing the information you need.  Attend this workshop and learn how to quickly find useful content on Lexis. This one hour class will cover search techniques, finding databases, Shepardizing, emailing and printing,…

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Visiting the Law Library Downtown but Where do I Park?

By Luz on March 27, 2013//Leave a comment

Finding a parking place in any downtown city is a challenging task and San Diego is no exception.  With that in mind, we have found a website of paid parking lots that will, hopefully, help you on your next visit to the Law Library.   In addition, there are a number of parking meters around…

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Latest Law School Rankings

By Kim on March 27, 2013//Leave a comment

“U.S. New & World Report” has recently released its annual Best Law Schools article.  In addition to ranking the most popular schools, they have the “best” law firms in which to land a job, schools with the highest student debt, how to score financial aid, how to maximize with a dual degree, and much more.

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