Loose Ends, 10-4-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Unlucky #13.  That’s how many hours O.J. Simpson’s jury deliberated before returning their verdict: Guilty on charges.  [ESPN] A case is pleaded in court by one Mr. A. Mea Culpa (real name) who claims to not be at fault for speeding, running red lights and ignoring stop signs because his bladder was so full.  …

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Loose Ends, 10-3-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Good luck if you’re looking in the media today for a topic other than last night’s VP debate.  Palin didn’t lock her knees, pass out and gash her head on the podium; the world reacts.  [Above the Law, BBC News, CNN, Fox News, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Politico, Salon, USA Today, …

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I Have Two Summer Offers

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I’ve already received two summer associate offers.  One from a prestigious firm in Atlanta, and one from a top firm in New York.  I’m leaning towards Atlanta, since I’m originally from the South.  Thoughts? Yeah, don’t do it.  Not even close, homie.  Take the New York offer–whether or not you want to live in New York.  NY firms matter.  Atlanta …

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Loose Ends, 10-2-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Forbes.com posted a special report called “The Dream Life,” which profiles former corporate types who ditched a desk for a dream.  Featured is Biglaw-gone-Hollywood writer Rick Eid, Bitter Lawyer columnist and creator of our original web series Living the Dream. Here’s an idea: Nick Conley resigns from continuously getting his head kicked in at …

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Loose Ends, 10-1-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: New York’s Mayor Bloomberg wants to go for a three-peat “as an emergency response to the world financial crisis.” [New York Daily News] Their eyes were bigger than their car.  Idiot robbers can’t fit all their loot in the getaway vehicle, so they leave a lot of it behind.  I that’s what happens when …

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