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Bret Christensen
Works at Riverside County Law Library
Attended Western State University-College of Law-Argosy
Lives in California
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Where are your children?
Picture it.  You're unconscious laying in bed.  Dead to the world, you are dreaming of pink clouds and unicorns.  Well, I don't dream about pink clouds and unicorns, but you might. Anyway, around 2AM you get a knock on the door and find two police officers ...
Picture it. You're unconscious laying in bed. Dead to the world, you are dreaming of pink clouds and unicorns. Well, I don't dream abo...
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Word of the Month for September 2016: Burglary
This world gets weirder and weirder all the time. Today, for instance, I got a post in my local online group about a guy (not the owner) who broke into a persons house and then, because he was cold, started a fire in the fire place.  Basically, he burgled t...
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It Just Perpetuates Crime
How many times have you read cases where people pay premiums for years and then, when they look to collect on a policy, the insurance companies pull a fast one and deny the claim?  I see it all the time. Funny, then, when I'm reading the paper about that co...
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Let's GO!
T he newest fad that has taken the online world by storm seems to be Pokemon G o .  Turns out, while playing the game (or while the game is being played) , a number of people are also committing (or being victims of) some serious crimes.  W ith this being a...
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Where is the Justice?
In a perfect world, there would be no droughts, no war, no poverty, and no sin .  In a perfect world, employees would work a full week without complaint and employers would pay better than living wages and a yearly COL that actually reflected the rate of in...
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What is it about Hillary?
The other day, news came out that Hillary would not be charged criminally for her mis-management of emails while she was Secretary of State.  This has caused not a little consternation in and around the country and has polarized many in the political world....
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They must think we're REALLY stupid
Has anyone out in blogging land ever read the bible?  Not to get into specifics but I remember every time the Bible talked about LEPROSY , everyone stopped what they were doing and started throwing rocks at the infected person.  Remember Ben Hur (the origin...
Has anyone out in blogging land ever read the bible? Not to get into specifics but I remember every time the Bible talked about LEPROSY ...
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Mirror, mirror
What is with people who take selfies ?  Don't these people have a mirror to look in?!  In order of stupidity, here are some of the dumbest selfies I've read, to date: J ustin Bahler :  A bank robber who took a selfie (and got arrested for the bank robbery )...
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Take it to the Bank
In today's news is a story about a homeless couple who received a $20,000 wedding all donated by their community. Despite research showing the more you pay on a wedding, the better chance your union will end in divorce , this community chose to burn  TWENTY...
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Word of the Month for August 2016: Separation of Powers
What is (or are) Separation of Powers as it/they relate to government?  According to Black's Law Dictionary , it is:  the division of governmental authority into three branches of government - legislative, executive, and judicial - each with specified dutie...
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It makes you wonder, sometimes
Sad the lengths some people will take to get attention. Take the young lady who was recently arrested for smoking meth in front of her baby AND THEN POSTING A PICTURE OF IT ON FACEBOOK!!  I mean, can I get an epic face palm?!?  Either she's bragging or just...
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Word of the Month for July 2016: Index
There's rarely a day that someone doesn't surprise me.  Triple homicide with a self defense twist.   Child support with international kidnapping and spousal abuse . A derivative suit with a class action on the side.  A simple DUI that turns into a grand the...
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Introduction
I am a law Librarian.  I'm also a friend, a knight in shining armor to my wife, and a horsey for my kids.  I don't have a pointy nose, thick black glasses, or a bun in my hair, but I do provide killer reference services to darn near everyone.  I like to garden, bake, BBQ, smoke meat, and would give Bobby Flay a run for his money on my two-burner propane grill.
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If lawyers can do legal research, ANYONE can do legal research
Education
  • Western State University-College of Law-Argosy
    Law, 1990 - 1993
  • California State University, San Jose
    Library Science, 2001 - 2004
  • California State University, Fullerton
    Business (Finance), 1987 - 1990
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Law Librarian
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  • Riverside County Law Library
    Research & Instructional Services Librarian, present
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