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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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FREE MCLE Which Hours are Billable?

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

Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Time: 12-1 p.m. Location: Downtown San Diego MCLE: 1 hour general participatory credit. Register: online Cost: FREE   About the Program Often, identifying billable hours is easy. Sometimes, it’s not. That’s when attorneys run the risk of over or under billing, and clients can find unexpected line items in their bills….

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Library Borrowing Program Ready for You

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

The Library’s Borrower’s Program has replaced membership! We are no longer distinguishing between law firms, attorneys, and non-attorneys. This new program is solely based on the number of items you want to check out.   There are two levels of the Borrower’s Program: Level One: This level costs $50 for the year. You can check…

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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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Cannabis MCLE This Friday April 20

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

Date: This Friday, April 20, 2018 Time: 12-1 p.m. Location: Downtown San Diego MCLE: 1 hour general participatory credit. Register: online Cost: $20   About this Class: A Lawyer’s Guide to the New California Cannabis Market is a one-hour MCLE presentation reviewing recent changes in cannabis laws in California. Also, it will cover the impact of…

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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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