Monthly Archives: April 2014

Law in the News: In California, a handful of cities begin neighborhood patrols to warn residents of water waste

Published on: Author: Teresa L

At least 45 water agencies throughout California, including Sacramento, are imposing and enforcing mandatory restrictions on water use as their supplies run dangerously low. Sacramento is one of the few bigger agencies actively patrolling streets for violators and encouraging neighbors to report waste. They teach residents to avoid hosing down driveways, overwatering lawns or filling… Continue reading

Law in the News: $100M suit targets FedEx in fatal Northern Calif. crash

Published on: Author: Teresa L

A San Diego attorney who filed the first lawsuit against FedEx after its truck collided with a tour bus in Northern California spoke with 10News Thursday. Attorney King Aminpour filed a $100 million negligence lawsuit Tuesday on behalf of the family of 17-year-old Jennifer Bonilla of Los Angeles, one of 10 people killed in the… Continue reading

Jump start your exam review period with Study Aids!

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Study aids are an excellent tool to review legal subjects, and may include outlines, practice questions, charts and other useful review tools.  As the final exams approach, you may want to check out our Study Aids Guide . The guide lists study aids available at the UC Hastings library by legal topic. Many study aids… Continue reading

Legal News: Common Web Encryption Tool Is Flawed, Researchers Say

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Common Web Encryption Tool Is Flawed, Researchers Say An encryption tool used by a large chunk of the Internet is flawed, potentially exposing reams of data meant to be hidden from prying eyes. The bug, nicknamed Heartbleed by researchers at Google Inc. and cybersecurity firm Codenomicon, could have affected two-thirds of active websites when it… Continue reading

Rent-a-Pet at the Library!

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Following the success of our dog therapy program, the library will expand its services to offer a new service to students, Rent-a-Pet. Students will be able to “rent” (borrow) a pet for a period of time between 2 hours and 24 hours. Borrowing is free, but your student ID is required. While “traditional” animals like… Continue reading