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Loose Ends, 11-24-08

Bitter Newsroom Lawyer, News & Views 1 Comment

Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Every lawyer is anxiously trying to avoid being an economic casualty right now, which has inspired a new trend of Big Firm-ers heading off to foreign law offices, mainly in the Middle East, to keep profits up in other markets.  But if China is your new attorney home, you might not want to wield …

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Loose Ends, 11-22-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Louisa C. Tuck, a.k.a. ‘Crystal Gunns’ (you can Google her on your own), is a porn star-cum-elementary school recess monitor in New Jersey.  Parents (presumably mothers) are dialing up pressure to have her fired, but lawyers are advising the district that they have no grounds to do so, which means doin’ it would be …

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Nine Bitter Details on Eliot Spitzer

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Nine Bitter Details on Eliot Spitzer: We thought we had heard the last of Eliot Spitzer earlier this month when departing U.S. Attorney Michael J. Garcia told The New York Times why he declined to bring charges against the former New York governor in the infamous prostitution case. But then Ashley Dupré, the girl who allegedly had an encounter with …

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Loose Ends, 11-21-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Politics and government are hogging the spotlight heading into the weekend… There was a big scare in Washington last night, but it wasn’t a matter of national security.  It came during a national security speech.  “Attorney General Michael Mukasey collapsed while giving a speech to a prominent conservative lawyers’ organization.” Hang in there, Mr. …

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