Monthly Archives: January 2015

Legal Research Certificate classes start Tuesday!

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Classes for the LRC start today! Classes are held on Tuesdays at noon. Classes include researching secondary sources, statutes, case law, international law, California legislative history, administrative law, free & alternative resources, and conducting precision searching. Check Blackboard for the full list of classes with days, times and location. More information on how to enroll… Continue reading

Law in the News: Obama, in Tennessee, Begins Selling His Community College Tuition Plan

Published on: Author: Teresa L

In California, community college tuition and fees average less than $1,500 a year, the lowest in the nation, and with government grants, most students pay nothing. In Florida and Michigan, the cost is over $3,000, yet poorer students still attend free. But in Vermont and New Hampshire, prices are around $7,000, well over what government… Continue reading

Law in the News: Foie Gras Producers, Restaurants Defeat California Ban

Published on: Author: Teresa L

A California ban on foie gras can’t be enforced because it violates U.S. poultry regulations, a federal judge said in a victory for producers of the delicacy made from fattened duck and goose livers. The ban, which took effect in 2012, was the first by a state to make it illegal to sell foie gras.… Continue reading

Law in the News: New Year, New Rules: A Look At Laws Going Into Effect In 2015

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Banning leaf blowers? Redefining “milk?” Making living conditions better for hens? In 2015, a number of new state and local laws will go into effect across the country, and you may see some of these changes being made in your area. Read article on ABC News.