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Bitter News, 3-10-09

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as good as watching Steve Wozniak dance like a Teletubby: Law firms are beginning to trim back the starting salaries of newly minted lawyers. The general number seems to be 10%, which would force some 25-year-olds to live on as little as $125,000.  Dare to complain, 3Ls?  [Chicago Tribune] 90,000 lawyers are licensed to …

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Bitter News, 3-9-09

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom with an overriding theme of ”Be like Chuck”: Crazy to think it’s only been three months since Bernie Madoff was arrested for scamming his customers in the biggest Ponzi scheme in history.  At his scheduled arraignment March 12, Madoff is expected to plead guilty and fall into a deal—meaning he’ll cooperate to suss out …

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Bitter News, 3-6-09

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Quick Friday headlines from the Bitter Newsroom, and if they aren’t artistic enough—and you’re in the NY hood—check out the final weekend of Jacob Dyrenforth’s exhibit at the Renwick Gallery.  Open till 8:00 PM tonight.  How can sex and anarchy ever be bad?  Chris Brown finally gets charged for allegedly bitch slapping, bitch biting and bitch strangling Rihanna when BOOM—along …

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Five YouTube Law Students

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Law school isn’t what it used to be. Thanks to the digital age, students are no longer spending their precious few moments of free time pursuing binge drinking and casual sex. Pity. What they are doing, is tapping into their inner Steven Spielberg, the evidence of which can be found on YouTube. Here are five favorites. And when you’re done, …

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Bitter News, 3-5-09

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom, as you prepare for new, New Facebook: Fire up the grill.  In what he predicts will be a political barbecue, Karl Rove and Harriet Miers have apparently agreed to discuss the firing of nine U.S. Attorneys with the House Judiciary Committee after months of ignoring congressional subpoenas to testify.  And Rove might be enough …

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