Loose Ends, 11-28-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Pretty people served food to the less fortunate on Thanksgiving and upstaged the Boston Mayor, Speaker of the House and Attorney General.  Though few of us are anywhere near as fortunate as Giselle Bundchen and Tom Brady, so they’ve got a lot of plates to heap on the green bean casserole.  [Boston Herald] Axl …

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Loose Ends, 11-27-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Happy Thanksgiving.  The news is a little gloomy for a holiday morning, but at least there’s a PARADE!… Not everyone maturely understands the concept of “bitter.” Bitter can be fun, but when it goes extreme, it’s bad, sad news.  So due to the asshole, way-too-bitter terrorists who killed more than 100 in Mumbai (not …

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Five Ways to Say Grace

Michael Estrin Columns, Lawyer 7 Comments

What’s Thanksgiving without a little grace? Nancy Grace, that is. We thought about telling you what we were thankful for this year, but that just isn’t very bitter. So, instead we decided to share our favorite clips from America’s top cable news lawyer—Nancy Grace. 1. Who is Nancy Grace? This lawyer turned cable news pundit lost on “Jeopardy!” to Regis Philbin …

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Loose Ends, 11-26-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: The Grinch is in effect a little early this year.  Lawyers representing Dr. Seuss have ordered the city of Louisville, KY to shut down its “LouWhoVille” display, based on “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” And in Seussical form, the city reacts to the mean-spirited lawyers: “‘The Grinch is our property,’ came their mad shout, …

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Caption This! 11-26-08

Bitter Staff Comics, Contests, Lawyer 9 Comments

What in the Bitter Lawyer is going on in this picture? Put your lawyerly wit to the test and post a comment with a hilarious caption about W’s wild turkey.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced the next day. Editors’ Pick 11-25-08 ajc: “Let’s see… Recent Searches… Pet neutering?!?! MOTHERF@CKER!!!”

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Loose Ends, 11-25-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Hardball Los Angeles litigator Terry Christensen was sentenced Monday to three years in federal prison, fined $250,000, and ordered to three years of post-prison supervision for conspiring with Hollywood private investigator Anthony Pellicano to wiretap billionaire Kirk Kerkorian’s former wife.  The judge said “deterring other lawyers from illegal conduct was an important goal in …

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Two Bar Exams, One Dream Clerkship, No Job

Katie Apple Columns, Lawyer 12 Comments

The thrill is gone. Last Friday, I found out that I passed the New York bar. How I was able to find that out after five-plus hours of fruitlessly trying to load a page on their website, which crashed approximately 14 minutes after results became available, is another story. I immediately had that “whoosh” feeling, like 15 tons had just been …

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