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Loose Ends, 12-8-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Using the excuse of “Art transcends politics this weekend,” Barbra Streisand showed that nothing gets in between her and an award as she shared the stage and a hug with her most-hated man, President Bush, to accept a Kennedy Center Honor.  [New York Daily News] Boies Schiller likes it when you call them Big …

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Caption This! 12-8-08

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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 bring-your-kitty-to-work day.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced tomorrow. Editors’ Pick 12-6-08 Jeff: “Look… it’s MY sleigh and *I* am the pilot. I understand that you’re concerned …

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Loose Ends, 12-6-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: George O’Dowd (a.k.a. Boy George) will be joining the Culture Club of prison.  He was found guilty today of handcuffing a ‘Boy toy’ male escort and whipping him with a metal chain.  Or as the less-flamboyant sect calls it: Imprisonment.  [Times Online] “Marc Stuart Dreier, a high-living New York lawyer who has a gaggle …

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Caption This! 12-6-08

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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 Santa’s visit to Air Force One.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced tomorrow. Editors’ Pick 12-5-08 Scotious: “Now I want everyone to open their eyes, and SHAZAM! …

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Nevada Judge Puts OJ in the Can

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Disgraced football star Orenthal James Simpson said that he was “stupid and sorry,” but that excuse didn’t wash with Clark County District Court Judge Jackie Glass, who sentenced Simpson to a minimum of 15 years in prison for charges stemming from a 2007 confrontation in a Las Vegas hotel room. A jury found Simpson guilty of armed robbery, kidnapping and …

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Loose Ends, 12-5-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Federal prosecutors dropped four counts of lying to a grand jury against baseball star Barry Bonds.  Bonds reportedly said he’s really grown from this experience.  Grown via growth hormone.  [USA Today] It’s politics as un-usual.  In keeping with the theme of “historic election,” Barack Obama raised nearly $750 million throughout the course of campaigning …

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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 courtroom cartoon.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced tomorrow. Editors’ Pick 12-4-08 TBone: “Sorry, I thought I told you I was married the managing partner.”

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Loose Ends, 12-4-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: One woman needs to “Believe” a little more this holiday season.  “Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen received a phone call from Obama yesterday to wish her congratulations on her re-election and to convey other political-type niceties — like the importance of working together.” But not wanting to pull a Sarah Palin, she refused to believe …

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