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Debt Collection Abuse, a primer on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)

By Isabel on June 07, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: Note:  No MCLE credit   In today’s economy, many people are experiencing economic difficulties. Some have lost their jobs. Some have had their work hours reduced. Some have suffered illnesses that keep them from working. As a result, some people are falling behind on their bills and are getting calls, letters and…

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Electronic Discovery Issues in Crossborder and MultiLanguage Litigation

By Benita on June 06, 2013//Leave a comment

Sponsored by DTI       DUE TO SCHEDULING CONFLICTS THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELED. THE CLASS WILL BE RESCHEDULED IN THE FUTURE WITH AN OPTION FOR REMOTE WEB ACCESS FROM YOUR OFFICE/HOME.   Sign up for our enews (located at the bottom of the webpage) and/or check out our class website for future classes….

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New Program: Writers and the Law

By Cheryl on June 06, 2013//Leave a comment

In partnership with Warwick’s Bookstore, the “Writers and the Law” series explores complex legal issues through engaging, thought-provoking programming. Featuring a diverse array of fiction and nonfiction authors, these events bring members of the San Diego community and leading writers together to explore how the law impacts our everyday life. From the intrigue of legal…

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Hello Legal Fiction Readers!

By Kim on June 06, 2013//Leave a comment

The ABA Journal is asking you to vote for your fave book among 3 finalists for the 2013 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.  Vote between now & June 30 on their website.  Tell us who you voted for, and why! The Wrong Man by David Ellis Havana Requiem by Paul Goldstein Defending Jacob by…

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Legal Reference Question of the Week

By Benita on May 30, 2013//Leave a comment

Q: Where can I get Form 1381?   It turns out that the patron was referring to Section 1381 of the California Penal Code which states:   “Whenever a defendant has been…sentenced to and has entered upon a term of imprisonment in a state prison or…in a county jail for a period of more than…

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Job Hunting in the Legal Arena

By Benita on May 30, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: Note: We are not offering MCLE Credit for this class.   Learn the current trends in legal jobs and tips for job hunting in the legal arena. This class will be useful to attorneys, paralegals, and law students.   About the Speakers: Julie Remer, Esq., USD Career Services Kristine Custodio, A.C.P., San…

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Bankruptcy And Debt Negotiation Workshop

By Benita on May 30, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: Note: We are not offering MCLE Credit for this class.   This workshop covers: • Overview of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings; • Procedures for filing a Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy; • How the process affects creditors and debts; • Alternatives to bankruptcy filings – debt negotiation; and…

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Law and Comics 2013 Coming Soon

By Kelly on May 30, 2013//Leave a comment

On Tuesday, July 16, the San Diego Law Library will host Law & Comics 2013.  The 4th annual Lindley Lecture on Law & Comics program, Censorship:  From 1950s Superheroes to Today’s Manga, will be from noon to 1.  Charles Brownstein, Executive Director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF), is the featured guest.  …

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Brainstorming Jury Selection Questionnaires

By Gina on May 30, 2013//Leave a comment

Jury selection is an important part of any trial. After all, the people selected to serve will ultimately decide the fate of your case. The trick to jury selection is asking questions that will solicit meaningful responses and give you insight into that person’s potential prejudices. The American Society of Trial Consultants has a blawg…

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Legal Reference Question of the Week

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

Q: How do I mark exhibit tabs?   A simple yet interesting question because San Diego Superior Court Rule 1.4.2 does not go into the fine details on how to mark your exhibit tabs.   Luckily, here at the law library we have a practice treatise that tells you exactly how to mark your exhibits….

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