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San Diego Law Library

The Hon. Desirée A. Bruce-Lyle Joins the Law Library Board of Trustees

By Valerie on January 10, 2020//Leave a comment

We are pleased to announce the appointment of the Honorable Desirée A. Bruce-Lyle to the Law Library Board of Trustees. Judge Bruce-Lyle replaces the Hon. David Berry, who received the Outstanding Service Award for his dedication to the law library.   Judge Bruce-Lyle was born in Ghana, where her father served as a Justice of…

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Christmas Holiday Hours

By Valerie on December 17, 2019//Leave a comment

The Law Library will have special holiday hours for Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.   Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24 both locations will close at noon.   Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25 both location will be closed all day.   The library will be open regular hours on Thursday, December 25.

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Law Library Locations Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

By Valerie on November 23, 2019//Leave a comment

All Law Library locations will be closed Thursday, November 28th, through Saturday, November 30th, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. All locations will be open regular hours Monday, December 2nd.   You can access many online resources while the Library is closed. Start with our Self-Help Center or the research and motion guides on our…

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Two Great Ways to Support Your Law Library

By Valerie on November 23, 2019//Leave a comment

Here at the Law Library, we love providing Access to Justice for the people of San Diego County! But, in order to provide the services that our county needs, we really need your help. Over the past decade our income has dropped 40%. This sharp drop in revenue stems from a decrease in civil filing…

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Event Double Header for Tuesday, November 19th

By Valerie on November 18, 2019//Leave a comment

We have two exciting events on deck today!   First up, we have the final class in our fall Know the Law! series at the Vista Branch of the San Diego County Public Library at 10:30 AM. Attendees will get a basic overview of the policies and procedures of San Diego’s Small Claims Court. The…

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Many Thanks to Our Gracious Donors

By Valerie on November 18, 2019//Leave a comment

The Hervey Family Fund, administered by The San Diego Foundation, has awarded the San Diego Law Library a grant of $10,000!   This gift will help us to provide materials and resources that are best aligned to the needs of our users: the People of San Diego County.   We would like to thank the…

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New Tribal Law Additions to the Collection

By Valerie on November 18, 2019//Leave a comment

Did our screening of the “Tribal Justice” documentary spark your interest in learning more about Tribal Legal Systems? We have added five new titles to our Federal Indian Law and Tribal Law collection that may be of interest to YOU!   Tribal Criminal Law and Procedure, by Carrie Garrow & Sarah Deer (KF8458. G37 2015)….

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Library Locations Closed for Veterans Day

By Valerie on November 08, 2019//Leave a comment

All Law Library locations will be closed on Monday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day. The Downtown location will be open regular hours Saturday, November 9, and all locations will be open normal hours on Tuesday, November 12.   You can access many online resources while the Library is closed. Start with our Self-Help…

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Get Your “Tribal Justice” Tickets Today

By Valerie on November 04, 2019//Leave a comment

Tickets for “Tribal Justice” are selling fast, so get yours today before they sell out!   Our screening for the award-winning documentary “Tribal Justice” will take place on Thursday, November 7th at our Downtown Location from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. We are honored to have the Chief Judge of the Quechan Tribe , the…

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Thank You for a Wonderful Witkin Award Dinner

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

Many thanks to the San Diego Law Library Foundation for another fantastic Witkin Award Dinner. Guests enjoyed the beautiful autumn night, fantastic views, and delicious food and drinks at Tom Ham’s Lighthouse. Awards were presented to the Hon. Victor E. Bianchini (ret.) for Excellence in the Adjudication of the Law; to Craig DeWitt Higgs, Esq.,…

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