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Welcome Hahn Loeser & Parks

By Isabel on September 11, 2013//Leave a comment

The San Diego Law Library is excited to announce Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP as our newest Silver Partner. Founded in 1920, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP is a full-service law firm, with over 125 attorneys, whose key practice areas include Litigation, Business, Creditors’ Rights, and Labor & Employment. Hahn Loeser will be recognized on…

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Happy Constitution Day!

By Isabel on September 11, 2013//Leave a comment

Constitution Day is observed annually in the United States on September 17th.   This date commemorates the formation and signing of the Constitution of the United States on September 17, 1787.  Thirty-nine of 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution, before sending it to the states for ratification.

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Legal Reference Question of the Week

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

Q: The court clerk sent me here to get a civil case cover sheet. Where can I find this form?   The civil case cover sheet is available on the California courts’ website. Plaintiffs must complete and file this form with the first paper they file with the court (except small claims cases or cases…

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Survey Concludes!

By Gina on September 11, 2013//Leave a comment

Normally it’s our patrons thanking us for providing info. Well, this time it’s us thanking you! We received 215 completed surveys, enough to provide a statistically accurate sample of library users. So, thank you for caring about the Law Library and providing us with essential information. Now we are armed with statistical data to solicit…

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Legal Reference Question of the Week

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

Q: I have run out of writing space on Form CH-120, can I continue on a word document?     Excellent question and one that comes up regularly! If you are using a judicial council form and you run out of room, then you can continue on judicial council Form MC-025 and attach it to the…

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The Price of Incivility: Ethics in Litigation

By Benita on September 05, 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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Using Lexis

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

About the Program: Cost: $10   •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…

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Lego Library

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

From the genius mind of Joe Hardenbrook, Mr. Library Dude, himself comes this wonderful creation – The Lego Library!   It all started when he acquired the official Lego librarian and then it took off from there.  Just like a real library, he created books, periodicals, technology, events, etc.   Visit his blog for more…

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Governor Names Two New San Diego Judges

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

The San Diego Superior Court is receiving 2 new judges, Michael D. Washington and Pamela M. Parker.   Michael Washington has been a public defender since 1994, and has been an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Law since 2003. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law….

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City of San Diego Special Mayor Election

By Cheryl on September 05, 2013//Leave a comment

The City of San Diego will hold a Special Mayor Election on Tuesday, November 19, 2013.  To run for Mayor, a candidate must be at least 18 years of  age, a registered voter in the City of San Diego for at least 30 days prior to filing nomination papers, and a resident in and registered…

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