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Lexis Advance Classes Coming Soon

By Kelly on June 20, 2015//Leave a comment

Attend a FREE class to help get you up and running with Lexis Advance. Sign up soon – this is a popular class!   Our fabulous Lexis representative, Dana Corcoran, will teach this one hour class where she will: Show powerful search tools. Search from a streamlined platform with a one-click search bar that eliminates needless…

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Surrogacy Law MCLE Coming Soon

By Kelly on June 05, 2015//Leave a comment

This one-hour class will provide the basics of California surrogacy law, including definitions of traditional and gestational surrogacy, California case law and statutes related to surrogacy, and practice pointers for drafting gestational carrier agreements.  You will learn why California is considered one of the most surrogacy-friendly jurisdictions in the United States and internationally.   Our…

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Law Library Hosts Lexis E-Book Trial

By Kelly on May 29, 2015//Leave a comment

We are pleased to announce an upcoming trial of the LexisNexis Digital Library program that will make thousands of LexisNexis eBooks available for patron use!  eBooks such as California Family Law Practice and Procedure, California Penal Code, California Forms of Pleading and Practice, Moore’s Federal Practice, and many more will be available for in-library use…

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Free Family Law Class June 24

By Kelly on May 29, 2015//Leave a comment

This non-MCLE class will give an overview of the divorce process, the issues involved with child custody, and the rights to child and/or spousal support. There are many legal questions and financial consequences that arise when a marriage is ended. The results of a divorce have far reaching implications in many areas of life and…

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Law and Comics Announce Final Guest – Jonathan Maberry

By Kelly on May 22, 2015//Leave a comment

The Law Library is proud to announce that Jonathan Maberry will be our final guest for Law & Comics 2015. He is a New York Times bestselling author, multiple Bram Stoker Award winner, and freelancer for IDW and Marvel Comics and he knows his horror.   Among Maberry’s body of work are the novels Predator…

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New Guide to Vacate a Default Judgment

By Kelly on May 22, 2015//Leave a comment

The Library is pleased to announce we have added a new guide, Motion to Vacate a Default Judgment or Set Aside a Dismissal,  to our Research and Motion Guides on our website. The guide discusses the relief available via this motion and the general procedure to follow.  There is a set of sample moving papers…

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More Free Lexis Advance Training Classes

By Kelly on May 18, 2015//Leave a comment

Lexis is now providing access to their Lexis Advance research system. We are offering FREE classes to help get you up and running with the new system. Sign up soon – our Vista class is full and the Downtown one is filling up.   Bring your laptop to our Downtown class and follow along! A…

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Lexis Advance Now at the Law Library

By Kelly on May 09, 2015//Leave a comment

On May 1, 2015 the Law Library went live with the new Lexis Advance platform for library patron access. Check out this next-generation research service at your nearest library branch location. This database allows users to search in a single search box and enter plain English search terms.   In particular, it is easy to…

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Law Library Receives Outstanding Service Award

By Kelly on May 09, 2015//Leave a comment

The San Diego Law Library was honored with an Outstanding Service Award at the Legal Aid Society of San Diego’s Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on Friday, May 1, 2015. The award was given in recognition of the tremendous contribution to San Diego County legal services through our partnership with the Civil Appellate Self-Help Workshop. Also singled…

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Dozens Helped at Law Day Clinic in Vista

By Kelly on May 09, 2015//Leave a comment

Our Vista location held its annual Law Day free legal clinic on May 7, in partnership with the North County Bar Association.  It was a tremendous success. Over twenty attorneys volunteered their time.  They provided free legal advice to over sixty individuals from fifteen communities in three counties. We are happy and honored to be…

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