Loose Ends, 11-20-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Eliot Spizter’s not-the-wife lady, Ashley Dupre, is opening up to the press.  She’s deep, and it’s been really hard—but she’s speaking emotionally.  She’s done with hookering.  The only things she wants to “do” for work now are music and fashion.  [MSNBC] “Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft’s former chairman and current managing partner Robert Link Jr. …

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Caption This! 11-20-08

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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 this little desk accessory.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced the next day. Editors’ Pick 11-19-08 FT: “Members of the press, you may now interview the jury”

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Loose Ends, 11-19-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: A Vegas club promoter filed a libel lawsuit against the author and publisher of “Hot Chicks with Douchebags” (a book based on the website).  He claims his appearance in the book has subjected him to hatred and ridicule from friends and strangers who now call him “douchebag.” But in all fairness, he’s never referred …

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I Failed the Bar Exam

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QI’m working at a Big Firm, and I just found out I failed the bar. Out of 30 first years, I think I’m the only one. Is my career ruined?  Will my reputation forever be tarnished? What should I do? ALie your ass off. Tell everyone you were preoccupied with your girlfriend’s terminal cancer or your best friend’s tragic suicide. Or something like that. Even …

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Loose Ends, 11-18-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Between McCain/Palin, and now Mark Cuban, self-proclaimed mavericks aren’t fairing well this year.  The SEC filed a suit on Monday charging Cuban with insider training, which—and you’re never going to believe this—is a charge he doesn’t agree with, and he’s speaking out about it.  [The New York Times] The following link directs you to …

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