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Meet 2019 Witkin Award Recipient the Hon. Victor E. Bianchini

By Valerie on August 30, 2019//Leave a comment

The Honorable Victor E. Bianchini has been selected to receive the prestigious Witkin Award for Excellence in Adjudication. The Witkin Awards are presented annually to honor members of the San Diego legal community for civic leadership and excellence in the practice of the law, adjudication of the law, legal education, and the advancement of access…

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Know the Law Topic for September is Elder Law

By Valerie on August 30, 2019//Leave a comment

Our popular Know the Law Series kicks off its Fall 2019 run of classes on Tuesday, September 17th. The sessions this fall will begin at 10:30 am instead of the evening ones in the past. The first seminar is “Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities: Tips on Selecting and Monitoring.”   This lecture series will…

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Bankruptcy Basics MCLE Downtown September 17

By Valerie on August 30, 2019//Leave a comment

Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Time: 12-1 p.m. Location: Downtown San Diego MCLE: 1 hour general participatory credit. Register: online Cost: $25     This class will provide an introductory overview of the area of bankruptcy law. Topics discussed during this class will include: Background: types of bankruptcy, federal vs. state law Exemptions: what you may…

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Hate Crime Laws is a New Title for Law Library

By Valerie on August 30, 2019//Leave a comment

According to the the Federal Bureau of Investigations, the occurrence of hate crimes is on the rise in the United States. Therefore, we decided to add the latest addition of Hate Crime Laws to our circulating collection.   This timely addition is a practical guide to federal and state statutes that address crimes motivated by…

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Free Legal Research MCLE Class TODAY

By Valerie on August 21, 2019//Leave a comment

Do you struggle with legal research? Would you like to be more efficient when using Lexis Advance? We have a FREE class today, Tuesday, August 27th, that can help AND provides one hour general participatory continuing legal education credit. Lexis Representative Airionna Whitaker will teach tips and tricks for getting the best research results using…

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Federal Income Tax Clinic this Wednesday

By Valerie on August 21, 2019//Leave a comment

The Law Library is proud to partner with the Legal Aid Society of San Diego to provide a Federal Income Tax clinic. The clinic assists low-income taxpayers with IRS wage garnishments, bank levies, audits, EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) denials, negotiated settlements, and other problems. The clinics are at our Downtown location on the last…

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Law and Comics 10 video is on YouTube

By Valerie on August 21, 2019//Leave a comment

As promised, the video of the Lindley on Law & Comics 10th Anniversary Lecture has been posted on San Diego Law Library’s YouTube Channel! If you missed our July event, or if you want to re-watch the event, it is now available for your viewing pleasure.   During the hour long event, Professor Lisa Ramsey,…

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Law Library Locations Closed for Labor Day

By Valerie on August 21, 2019//Leave a comment

All Law Library locations will be closed Monday, September 2, for Labor Day. Labor Day is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It is a tribute to the contributions workers have made to the country. The Downtown and North County branches will be open their regular hours on Tuesday, September 3….

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Registration is Open for Witkin Award Dinner

By Kelly on August 16, 2019//Leave a comment

Would you like to support your local public law library, honor excellence in our local legal community, and have a fun evening? If you would, please join us at our Witkin Award Dinner and Ceremony!   Each year, we host this event to honor some of the finest members of San Diego’s legal community with…

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August 20 is the Day for Civil Appellate Self-Help Workshop

By Valerie on August 16, 2019//Leave a comment

If you have filed an appeal, or are considering appealing your civil case, then 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 runs from 4pm to 6pm Tuesday, August…

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