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FREE Remote Access to Lexis Advance Database

By Valerie on April 13, 2020//Leave a comment

We have all had to make some serious adjustments in our work life over the past few weeks. (Understatement of the year, we know.) One of the things that we have been struggling with is accessing the information we need while working from home. We have worked with LexisNexis to allow our patrons remote access…

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COVID-19 Resources in Spanish/ COVID-19 Recursos en Español

By Valerie on April 13, 2020//Leave a comment

We have added a new section for our Spanish-speaking residents to our COVID-19 Legal Information page, titled COVID-19 Recursos en Español. We know that almost 25% of the population of San Diego County is primarily Spanish-speaking, and we constantly are looking to expand our resources for Spanish-speakers.   This webpage has information on Healthcare, Employment,…

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SDLL Director Extends Library Closure

By Valerie on April 03, 2020//Leave a comment

Message from Law Library Director John Adkins March 30, 2020   Thank you for supporting the Law Library’s efforts to protect our patrons and staff from potential coronavirus infection by closing our doors on March 16. At that time we announced the intention to reopen on April 6.   We follow the Superior Court’s lead…

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Help Us Help You!

By Valerie on April 03, 2020//Leave a comment

When the San Diego Law Library staff first began hearing about library closures in Seattle and Northern California in early March, we began planning ways we could continue to provide the best services to our community.   Our staff met quickly and formulated a plan to bring online as many reference, database, and service options…

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Library Closed Mar. 31st for Cesar Chavez Holiday

By Valerie on March 30, 2020//Leave a comment

SDLL will be closed Tuesday, March 31st, for Cesar Chavez Day. This official state holiday honors the life and work of labor leader and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez. Since the library is currently closed to the public, this means that we will not be checking our voicemail messages or emails to provide reference assistance…

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Free Online CLE Courses

By Valerie on March 30, 2020//Leave a comment

Do you have some free time on your hands? Now is a great time to learn more about a legal issue or skill that interests you or and take care of your continuing legal education requirement. And, to help you, we have compiled a list of agencies that are offering free and low cost online…

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FREE Fastcase Legal Database Available

By Valerie on March 26, 2020//Leave a comment

Due to the Coronavirus crisis, we are all spending a LOT more time at home. We know that researching legal issues from home can be challenging so, we are constantly adapting to meet your legal research needs. In order to provide you with greater access to primary law, we have secured a public subscription to…

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Overview of Benefits Provided by CARES Act

By Valerie on March 26, 2020//Leave a comment

As you probably know, on Friday, March 27th, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law after it was passed unanimously in the Senate. This act provides financial relief to seven main groups: individuals, small businesses, big corporations, hospitals & public health, the federal safety net, state & local…

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Resources for COVID-19 Legal Issues

By Valerie on March 23, 2020//Leave a comment

Do I need to pay my property tax? What is happening with my small claims case? I just heard about a product that cures Coronavirus; is it a scam?   Is trying to keep up with the legal questions and new information coming our daily giving you a stress headache?  Just when you think you…

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Coping With Stress During the Coronavirus Crisis

By Valerie on March 23, 2020//Leave a comment

Let’s face it, we are living in stressful times. Between the health concerns about Coronavirus, keeping up with the ever changing news, stresses about work or lack thereof, managing children since schools and day cares are closed, being trapped inside due to rainy weather, and worries about running out of toilet paper, we are all…

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