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357 pages ; 25 cm
  • Business and professions code sections
  • Civil code sections
  • Evidence code sections
  • Fish and game code sections
  • Food and agricultural code sections
  • Government code sections
  • Health and safety code sections
  • Labor code sections
  • Penal code sections
  • Revenue and taxation code sections
  • Vehicle code sections
  • Water code sections
  • Regulatory agencies.
"Compiles every law pertaining to cannabis in the Golden State, from Proposition 215 to the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA)"-- Book jacket.
Law Library (Crown)
xii, 304 pages : forms ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Premarital agreements
  • Introduction to marital property
  • Characterization and presumptions
  • Pensions and other employment-related benefits
  • A potpourri of characterization issues
  • Transmutations
  • Debts
  • Management and control
  • Division of property on divorce
  • Annulment
  • When death ends marriage
  • Community property exam questions.
This book helps students enrolled in community property courses succeed on law school exams and prepare for the Bar Exam. It describes community property law in clear, concise language and contains questions so readers can apply the law. It includes actual Bar Exam questions, as well as actual law school exam questions, which are followed by analysis.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781640206939 20180514
Law Library (Crown)
xxiii, 469 pages ; 26 cm.
  • Preface
  • Introduction to legal ethics
  • Sources and application of legal ethics rules
  • Beginning and ending the lawyer-client relationship
  • Advertising and solicitation
  • Attorney fees and fiduciary duties
  • Competence, diligence, and unauthorized practice
  • Confidential information
  • Candor
  • Fairness in litigation
  • Bias in (and out of) the courtroom
  • Conflicts of interest : lawyers, clients, and third parties
  • Conflicts of interests : conflicts between two clients
  • Lawyers in law firms and specialized practice areas
  • Judicial content.
"[This book] reflects significant updating to integrate current events, new cases, and practical issues, while keeping its problem-centered focus. The new edition contains extensive additions addressing attorney impairments (including alcoholism, substance abuse, and depression) and client impairments (including diminished capacity). The bias chapter has been significantly reworked, updating statistics and studies, adding a new section on age bias, and adding references to overriding unconscious bias."-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
506 pages : forms ; 28 cm
  • Looking for a place and renting it
  • Sharing a home
  • All about rent
  • Discrimination
  • Tenant's right to privacy
  • Major repairs & maintenance
  • Minor repairs & maintenance
  • Improvements, alterations, & satellite dishes
  • Injuries on the premises
  • Environmental hazards
  • Crime on the premises
  • Breaking a lease, subleasing, and other leasing problems
  • Security deposits and last month's rent
  • Overview of evictions and tenancy terminations
  • The eviction lawsuit
  • Renter's insurance
  • Condominium conversion
  • Lawyers, legal research, and mediation.
Law Library (Crown)
xii, 393 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • The call
  • "Don't tell Mel"
  • Crockett
  • The worm turns
  • Catacarb : "a toxic soup"
  • Sensible shoes
  • Class actions
  • Fanning the flame
  • Is that with a b?
  • The fight in the dog
  • Tit for tat
  • Big money vs. little people
  • Confidence is king
  • CMC
  • Circling the wagons
  • The Good Neighbor Clinic
  • ...One for all
  • Mother of invention
  • The in-between
  • Just the facts
  • Vincent
  • Let's make a deal!
  • Could you repeat that?
  • Sola dosis facit venenum
  • The home stretch
  • No Clarence Darrow
  • Monterey
  • Payout
  • Gone
  • Afterword.
"The little town of Crockett, California had been sitting in the path of airborne toxins for generations. Her residents knew it, but never had the voices with which to organize, much less take action and no one would have cared if they did. In 1994, that all changed when the Unocal petroleum refinery secretly polluted the sky for weeks and handed now-furious Crockett both the perfect adversary and legal opportunity to take back its power, and to keep it. Fresh out of law school, idealistic and determined to make a success of his fledgling law practice, [the author] shared his clients disdain for bullies and the entitled. While Unocal rushed to cover up the incident and its greed, [the author] raced to rally the town, challenging the company first on its own doorstep and then in the courts, filing a billion-dollar class action lawsuit, his first ever. Through this budding legal advocate's eyes, get a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of class action litigation, and how this young lawyer partnered with a community of thousands to expose one of California's worst environmental tragedies. Against the backdrop of corporate greed and heart-wrenching stories of human loss, it's the incredible tale of triumph and the amazing changes that once-little voices made just by standing up and saying enough."-- Back cover.
Law Library (Crown)
xviii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Introduction
  • The commission : qualifications and role in implementation of the Coastal Act
  • The local coastal program
  • The coastal development permit requirements
  • The Coastal Commission hearing and appeal process
  • Interpreting and applying Coastal Act standards
  • Other agencies, other laws
  • Enforcement
  • Judicial review
  • The past as prologue : the next forty years.
"The only book that provides a comprehensive but concise overview and guide to practice under the California Coastal Act. Offers a clear understanding of current substantive standards and procedures--including how development along the coast is defined, where it may be permitted and under what substantive and procedural standards, and how jurisdiction over planning for development and conservation in coastal areas is determined. Practice tips throughout the book suggest ways to work effectively with Coastal Commission staff and present cases to the Commission"--Publisher's website.
Green Library
ix, 277 pages ; 23 cm
  • Introduction
  • The production of siting conflicts over SVP placements
  • Political mobilization in countrified suburbia
  • Litigating in a rural outpost
  • Politics, litigation, and disorganization in an urban city
  • The local context of community opposition to SVP placements
  • Solving the sex offender housing dilemma.
The controversy surrounding community responses to housing for sexually violent predators When a South Carolina couple killed a registered sex offender and his wife after they moved into their neighborhood in 2013, the story exposed an extreme and relatively rare instance of violence against sex offenders. While media accounts would have us believe that vigilantes across the country lie in wait for predators who move into their neighborhoods, responses to sex offenders more often involve collective campaigns that direct outrage toward political and criminal justice systems. No community wants a sex offender in its midst, but instead of vigilantism, Monica Williams argues, citizens often leverage moral, political, and/or legal authority to keep these offenders out of local neighborhoods. Her book, the culmination of four years of research, 70 in-depth interviews, participant observations, and studies of numerous media sources, reveals the origins and characteristics of community responses to sexually violent predators (SVP) in the U.S. Specifically, The Sex Offender Housing Dilemma examines the placement process for released SVPs in California and the communities' responses to those placements. Taking the reader into the center of these related issues, Monica Williams provokes debate on the role of communities in the execution of criminal justice policies, while also addressing the responsibility of government institutions to both groups of citizens. The Sex Offender Housing Dilemma is sure to promote increased civic engagement to help strengthen communities, increase public safety, and ensure government accountability.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781479897117 20180730
Law Library (Crown)

8. Anti-SLAPP litigation [2017 - ]

1 online resource.
Law Library (Crown)

9. Anti-SLAPP litigation [2017 - ]

volume (loose-leaf) : forms ; 26 cm.
Law Library (Crown)

10. California criminal law [2017 - ]

volume (loose-leaf) ; 26 cm.
Law Library (Crown)

11. California criminal law [2017 - ]

1 online resource.
Law Library (Crown)
1 volume (various pagings) ; 27 cm
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Objections and offers of proof
  • The competency of witnesses
  • Logical relevance : personal knowledge and authentication
  • Limitations on credibility evidence
  • Limitations on evidence that is relevant to the merits of the case
  • Secondary evidence rule
  • Opinion evidence
  • The hearsay rule and its exceptions
  • Statutory privileges and similar doctrines
  • Constitutional privileges : the exclusionary rules
  • Substitutes for evidence.
"[This book shows readers] how to frame predicate questions to gain admission or exclusion of specific types of evidence and includes a list of the foundational elements and examples of specific lines of questioning for establishing these elements. Each foundation is accompanied by a clear explanation of the supporting principles of California evidence law. Packed with proven trial techniques, [this book] will help you prepare for every evidentiary challenge you may face at trial."-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
476 pages : illustrations, forms ; 28 cm
  • Evictions in California : an overview
  • Eviction for nonpayment of rent
  • Eviction by 30-day or 60-day notice
  • Eviction for lease violations, property damage, or nuisance
  • Eviction without a three-day or other termination notice
  • Filing and serving your unlawful detainer complaint
  • Taking a default judgment
  • Contested cases
  • Collecting your money judgment
  • When a tenant files for bankruptcy
  • Eviction of tenants in rental property purchased at foreclosure
  • Appendix A: Rent control charts
  • Appendix B: How to use the interactive forms on the Nolo website
  • Appendix C: Forms.
"Step-by-step instructions show California landlords how to evict problem tenants the safe and legal way. This book includes all of the official forms needed to terminate a tenancy."-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
498 pages : illustrations, forms ; 28 cm
Law Library (Crown)
22 pages : color charts ; 28 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
xxvii, 882 pages ; 26 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
372 pages : forms ; 28 cm
  • Is nonprofit incorporation right for you?
  • Legal rights and duties of incorporators, directors, officers, employees, and members
  • Requirements for section 501(c)(3) tax exemption
  • Public charities and private foundations
  • Other tax benefits and requirements
  • Choose a name and file your articles of incorporation
  • Bylaws
  • Apply for your federal 501(c)(3) tax exemption
  • Final steps in organizing your nonprofit
  • After your corporation is organized
  • Lawyers, legal research, and accountants
  • Appendix A: Using the downloadable forms and other online material
  • Appendix B: Forms.
"Tens of thousands of arts groups, educators, social service agencies, environmental groups and others have used this bestselling book to form their California nonprofit. Your group can, too. Obtaining 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status has just become a lot easier with the new IRS Form 1023-EZ streamlined application. Use this book to form your California nonprofit corporation and obtain your federal and state tax exemptions. We provide step-by-step instructions for both the Form 1023 and the new easier Form 1023-EZ."-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
20 pages ; 28 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
32 leaves ; 28 cm
"This report, part of a broader investigation into judicial selection by the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University, surveys California's method for selecting judges"-- Page 2.
Law Library (Crown)
150 pages : forms ; 28 cm
  • Why you should plan for incapacity
  • Using medical directives
  • Using a durable power of attorney for finances
  • The mental capacity requirement
  • Will you need a lawyer?
  • If a loved one needs help
  • Other important issues to consider
  • How advance directives work
  • About your health care agent
  • Preparing your advance directive
  • What to do after you complete your advance directive
  • Revoking an advance directive
  • How DNR orders work
  • Preparing a DNR order
  • What to do after you complete a DNR order
  • Revoking a DNR order
  • About POLST forms
  • How durable powers of attorney for finances work
  • About your agent for finances
  • Preparing your durable power of attorney
  • Making your durable power of attorney legal
  • Revoking a durable power of attorney for finances
  • Legal document assistants
  • Lawyers
  • Getting more information on your own.
[This book covers the following topics:] An Advance Health Care Directive, also called a “living will.” It lets you state your wishes for health care if you become incapacitated and name a trusted person who will work with health care providers to be sure you get the kind of care you want. A Durable Power of Attorney for Finances to appoint the person of your choice to manage your finances for you if you no longer can. This book also explains Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) forms, which alert emergency medical personnel not to administer extreme life-saving measures, and POLST (Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment) forms."-- Back cover.
Law Library (Crown)