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Legal Reference Question of the Week

By Benita on August 28, 2013//Leave a comment

Q: Do you have a sample writ of mandamus for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals?   There are many different mandamus forms and they have different purposes.   The Am Jur Pleading and Practice Forms  provides an entire chapter with mandamus forms. We also have sample mandamus forms in Federal Procedural Forms.   For…

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What Employers Should Know About Visas When Hiring Foreign Professionals

By Benita on August 28, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: Cost: $10   – 1 hour MCLE General Participatory credit available.   This session will present an overview of the most practical visa solutions for employers seeking to hire foreign nationals. Learn how to identify the most common issues and pitfalls of employment-based visa sponsorship under the federal immigration law. Discussion includes:…

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The Price of Incivility: Ethics in Litigation

By Benita on August 28, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: Cost: $10   – 1 hour MCLE Legal Ethics credit available.   Speaker Edward J. McIntyre, Esq. will provide insights on how to apply the Rules of Professional Conduct in unique ways.   Topics include: •Conduct in the courtroom •Discovery and ESI and the “new paradigm of competence and cooperation •The “no…

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Amicus Curiae Briefs Filed in Record Numbers

By Isabel on August 28, 2013//Leave a comment

Amicus curiae, or friend of the court, briefs are presented by someone interested in influencing the outcome of a lawsuit but who is not a party to it.   The U.S. Supreme Court had a 2012-13 term full of contentious cases on gay marriage, voting rights, race in college admissions and DNA, which had the…

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Carlsbad “Digital Capital” of California

By Isabel on August 28, 2013//Leave a comment

Google named the City of Carlsbad “digital capital” of California because it has the “strongest online business community” in the state.  Google scored cities’ small businesses on use of company websites, blogs, social media, ecommerce and mobile technology. “This award is testament to the entrepreneurial spirit of our small and mid-sized businesses,” said Ted Owen,…

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Congratulations Survey Winners!

By Gina on August 27, 2013//Leave a comment

A big THANKS to all who participated in our survey, you’re all winners to us!   To those of you who entered the drawing at the end of the survey, check your email to see if you won. The survey has been running for six weeks, so we have six winners. There’s still time to…

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What’s the Future of the Law Library?

By Gina on August 23, 2013//Leave a comment

It’s up to you. This is our last push to ask you some important questions. Your answers supply us with valuable data we need for grants and other funding.  We need 100 more participants to get an accurate statistical representation of the people we serve. Your participation is crucial.   YOU can shape OUR future,…

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Fabulous Fountain!

By Benita on August 23, 2013//Leave a comment

We love this book fountain! Representing the free flow of information and ideas through the printed word, this beautiful fountain was designed by Cincinnati sculptor, Michael Frasca.   This is a lovely landmark to visit if you ever go to Cincinnati, Ohio. It is located at the Vine Street Plaza in front of the Main…

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Judge Einhorn Retiring

By Benita on August 23, 2013//Leave a comment

After serving 18 years on the bench, Superior Court Judge John Einhorn will retire on August 31st.   “Judge Einhorn served our court with distinction as a consummate trial court judge. He handled the most challenging cases with enthusiasm, skill and expertise. He will be sorely missed by all of us.” said Presiding Judge Robert…

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Using Lexis

By Benita on August 23, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: •1 hour MCLE General Participatory credit.   Learn how to quickly find useful content related to your search. This one hour class will cover search techniques, finding databases, Shepardizing, emailing and printing, etc. Sign up for this class and become a more efficient and productive researcher.   About the Speaker: Dana Cocoran…

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