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Caption This! 11-10-08

Bitter Staff Comics, Contests, Lawyer 10 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 this woman’s urban run-in with Mother Nature.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced the next day. Editors’ Pick 11-8-08 Hef:  “Clearly the evidence suggests … I am …

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Loose Ends, 11-9-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: When is a dog more of a lawyer than an Iranian interior minister?  When it legitimately has a law degree and doesn’t have to lie about it.  “Skeeter, a playful service dog, received his honorary Juris ‘Dog’tor, making him the first nonhuman to be conferred a degree from the institution.  His owner, Amy Jones, …

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Loose Ends, 11-8-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: The unemployment rate is the highest it’s been in almost 15 years.  So party tonight like it’s 1994!  [Detroit Free Press] Skadden partner + Half of a pre-Prop 8 same-sex marriage + Romance novelist = One hell of a super-relevant interview subject (for Bitter Lawyer, at least.) [WSJ Law Blog] Get to know the …

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Loose Ends, 11-7-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: The feds are letting Spitzer off the hook.  Mainly because they have no proof he misused campaign or public funds to maintain a healthy habit of call girls.  So obviously his wife is feeling pretty good today knowing that cash came out of her own pocket.  [Wall Street Journal] Don’t be turning to Craigslist …

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Who is Al Dickman?

Bitter Staff Columns, Lawyer 20 Comments

In the brief history of Bitter Lawyer, one man has distinguished himself by commenting on nearly every piece of content we’ve put up. That man is Al Dickman. Since we love comments (and because our own lunch plans fell through), we decided to sit down with Mr. Dickman and find out more about this legal sage and social commentator. BL: …

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Loose Ends, 11-6-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Harvard has misplaced a computer tape that includes sensitive information on nearly 80,000 people.  “‘Harvard Law School is contacting clients and running legal notices in newspapers to inform people about the tape loss,’ [university spokesman Robb] London said.” [Boston Herald] Guy Ritchie (AKA: Madonna’s bitch soon-to-be-ex-husband) finally realized he needed to bring in the …

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