Monthly Archives: February 2015

Legal Research Certificate classes

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Learn in-depth legal research with our library research certificate program! Classes are held on Tuesdays at noon. Classes left this term are: Administrative law; Free and alternative resources; Conducting precision searching. Check Blackboard for the full list of classes with days, times and location, and find program information at

Law in the News: Court dismisses 3rd lawsuit against hen cage law

Published on: Author: Teresa L

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a decision to dismiss a lawsuit by a farmer that challenged a law banning the inhumane confinement of egg-laying hens. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the 2012 decision by a lower court to throw out the lawsuit by egg farmer William… Continue reading

Law in the News: Judge tosses challenge to SF ‘Airbnb law’ but future suits likely

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Just days before San Francisco’s “Airbnb law” is scheduled to take effect, a federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a challenge to the law from rival vacation-rental firm HomeAway but left the door open for HomeAway customers to file their own lawsuit. The ordinance legalizes and regulates vacation-rentals in private homes. HomeAway claimed that it was… Continue reading