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Inspiration

Aug 05, 2015

Category: Miscellaneous

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I’ve been in a slump lately. I’m not sure if it’s because it is summer and the law library is quiet or if it’s just general ennui but I have plenty of projects to work on and not a whole lot of drive to get it done.

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2015 AALL Conference

Aug 03, 2015

Category: Current Events

On July 18th, thousands of law librarians converged in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting and Conference. The “Power of Connection” was the theme this year. Having gone to several AALL conferences in the past, I expected no less than a full schedule of program sessions, SIS/Committee/Caucus business meetings, vendor-sponsored receptions and product demos, plus a full day of chapter leadership training...

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Category: Current Events

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Every year, the American Association of Law Libraries holds it's annual Conference and Meeting. This years' festivities were held in the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia and was an event to remember (inside joke, you had to be there).

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Category: Legal Research

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Information on criminal expungement via the movie "Miracle on 34th Street"

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We've got that

Jul 16, 2015

Category: Miscellaneous

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If it's law or legal or even a distant cousin to something that was once legal, odds are your local county law library has what you need somewhere inside its four walls.

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Resolving IRS disputes can be quite the undertaking. Take advantage of the free low income taxpayer assistance provided to you! The Public Service Law Corporation- Riverside Legal Aid, Legal Aid Society of Orange County, and our library have joined to bring you help through taxpayer clinics. Attend one of the clinics in Riverside County. The clinics will be held 10 a.m. - Noon on Monday, July 13 in Riverside and Monday, August 17 in Indio.

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Category: Current Events

On June 24, library personnel had the privilege of attending the second annual Elder Abuse Symposium at the Moreno Valley Conference and Recreation Center. This enlightening symposium was organized by the Riverside County Department of Public Social Services ("DPSS"), Adult Services Davison and Moderated by Mary Parks, Television personality and Senior Information Specialist with DPSS.

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Category: Legal Commentary

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In an effort to eliminate the rampant discrimination against African Americans and other people of color, President Linden B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on July 2nd.

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What A Wonderful World

Jun 25, 2015

Category: Book Review

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The 2015 Condominium Bluebook is THE resource you want to read when you live in an HOA (or a condominium) and are be hassled by the board or nosy neighbors.

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Category: Legal Commentary

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On January 1, 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation made all slaves free people, making an official end to legally sanctioned slavery. However, Texas refused to acknowledge this, and thus continued these practices. They continued two years after the proclamation, until Major General Gordon Granger landed at Galveston, Texas, and announced that the war was over and that slavery was ended. This landing occurred on June 19th, 1865. Huge celebrations erupted, and continue to be held yearly.

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