QuickLook: Legal Research on the Internet (Long Beach)

Thursday, April 19, 2018: 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Thursday, July 19, 2018: 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Thursday, October 18, 2018: 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m..

LA Law Library legal research specialists teach free, monthly 45-minute overviews of legal information search tools and techniques as part of regular “office hour” visits.*

This class introduces free and low cost websites for researching California and federal law.

Class covers:

  • How to search for bills, codes, regulations, and case law
  • Sources for Los Angeles County law and government
  • General legal research sites, including Google Scholar and FindLaw for Legal Professionals
  • Legal research tips

*A more extensive class, which may include hands-on practice and sample exercises, is taught at the Main branch of LA Law Library in downtown Los Angeles.

Location:
Self-Help Legal Access Center
Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse
275 Magnolia Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

No legal advice:
LA Law Library provides access to legal resources and assistance with legal research. LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

Fees: FREE

Last Updated: Wednesday, 17 January 2018 16:52

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QuickLook: Lawsuits in Superior Court (Norwalk)

Tuesday, April 3, 2018: 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018: 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
 
Tuesday, October 2, 2018: 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

This class offers an overview of the process and procedures of a lawsuit filed in Superior Court from both the plaintiff and defendant’s viewpoints.

Class covers:

  • Filing and serving plaintiff’s complaint
  • Filing and serving defendant’s response
  • Discovery rules and procedures involving both parties
  • Alternative dispute resolution and trial preparation

Location:
Norwalk Public Library
12350 Imperial Highway
Norwalk, CA 90650
562-868-0775

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:
LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The Law Library is pleased to offer our patrons the opportunity to obtain assistance from third party legal service providers at this and other events within the Library. However, the Library does not control and is not responsible for the content or scope of any assistance given by those providers.

Registration Fees: FREE

Last Updated: Monday, 08 January 2018 16:06

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QuickLook: Lawsuits in Superior Court (Long Beach)

Tuesday, May 17, 2018: 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Tuesday, August 16, 2018: 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Tuesday, November 15, 2018: 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

This class offers an overview of the process and procedures of a lawsuit filed in Superior Court from both the plaintiff and defendant’s viewpoints.

Class covers:

  • Filing and serving plaintiff’s complaint
  • Filing and serving defendant’s response
  • Discovery rules and procedures involving both parties
  • Alternative dispute resolution and trial preparation

Location:
Self-Help Legal Access Center
Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse
275 Magnolia Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:
LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The Law Library is pleased to offer our patrons the opportunity to obtain assistance from third party legal service providers at this and other events within the Library. However, the Library does not control and is not responsible for the content or scope of any assistance given by those providers.

Registration Fees: FREE

Last Updated: Wednesday, 17 January 2018 16:55

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Rethinking a Challenged Criminal Justice System

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

As the nation’s prison population continues to rise, academics, policymakers and society at large are beginning to grapple with the problems posed by mass incarceration, deteriorating prison and jail conditions, and other issues in the criminal justice system. This distinguished panel brings together stakeholders to discuss policies and practices to address these problems and related issues. The panel will discuss advances in prison oversight, effective management of prisoner litigation and grievances, programs that support successful reentry, and related local reforms in policing and prosecution. Question and answer session with panelists to follow.

Presented by:

  • Tiffiny Townend Blacknell, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office
  • Susan Burton, Executive Director, A New Way of Life
  • Sharon Dolovich, Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law and Director of the UCLA Prison Law & Policy Program
  • Hon. Terry Hatter, Senior District Judge, Central District of California
  • Max Huntsman, Inspector General, Los Angeles County Office of Inspector General

Registration fees: FREE
Classes fill up fast, register today to reserve your seat! All registrants must check-in 10 minutes prior to class time to ensure your seat is not reassigned to waiting-list and walk-in attendees when classes are full.

Photography / Videography:
If you register for this class, you may be photographed or recorded. By registering for this class you are giving the LA Law Library your consent to photograph, videotape, record and broadcast your picture, likeness, voice and statements.  

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:
LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The Law Library is pleased to offer our patrons the opportunity to obtain assistance from third party legal service providers at this and other events within the Library. However, the Library does not control and is not responsible for the content or scope of any assistance given by those providers.

Last Updated: Friday, 29 December 2017 12:52

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Community Forum: Community-Police Relations and Improving Communication

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

All or welcome to join us for a discussion about police-community relations and improving communication. This will be your opportunity to share ideas about how communities and police can build constructive relationships.

Presented by:

  • Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
  • Jamon Hicks, Civil and Criminal Defense Litigator, Douglas Hicks Law Firm

Registration fees: FREE
Classes fill up fast, register today to reserve your seat! All registrants must check-in 10 minutes prior to class time to ensure your seat is not reassigned to waiting-list and walk-in attendees when classes are full.

Photography / Videography:
If you register for this class, you may be photographed or recorded. By registering for this class you are giving the LA Law Library your consent to photograph, videotape, record and broadcast your picture, likeness, voice and statements.  

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:
LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The Law Library is pleased to offer our patrons the opportunity to obtain assistance from third party legal service providers at this and other events within the Library. However, the Library does not control and is not responsible for the content or scope of any assistance given by those providers.

Last Updated: Friday, 29 December 2017 13:00

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