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Bitter News, 4-23-09

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that are as Zen as an 83-year-old yoga teacher: Rankings, calculations, methodology, tips and madness.  The picture on the U.S. News homepage of a professorial man and his bookish harem reveling in the mayhem of the results tells it best—the top 10, in a very particular order, are: 1. Yale 2. Harvard 3. Stanford …

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Bitter News, 4-22-09

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that deeply consider why Playboy doesn’t rank law schools instead: The Scarsdale Diaries would read a little something like this today: “I guess we have to see our mom again.  That Kaye Scholer-partner bitch of a matriarch left us on the road for all to see, but now a judge says it’s cool for …

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Enter Your Secretary for Our Bag Giveaway!

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*THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED.  SEE HERE TO READ THE WINNING ENTRY.* So, Secretary’s/Administrative Professionals’ Day is upon us.  And we figured any respectable Bitter Lawyer likely forgot, which means you’ll be in the doghouse for the remainder of the week.  (Don’t worry, we heard Nick from Living the Dream did the same thing.) But no matter how much you …

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Luxury Bag Giveaway: The Fine Print

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Gift Bag Contest Rules Limitations on Eligibility The Administrative Professionals’ Day Bitter Bag Giveaway (the “Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are the age of majority in their jurisdiction at the time of entry. Winners will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release as …

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Bitter News, 4-21-09

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom, which is proudly part of the 20 million strong: Wall Street heavy hitters are trading warm-colored parachutes for academic asylum. Former Merrill Lunch prez Greg Fleming is the face of jumping the line and is now on staff at Yale Law School.  [Time] For Blagojevich, it’s more like “I’m a Celebrity, but I’ll Just …

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Bitter News, 4-20-09

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Dude, it’s 420 headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that are a hell of a lot greener than being a fatty: Mel Gibson is going to split nearly a billion in wealth with his soon-to-be ex-wife.  But according to his lawyers, there is no way the Passion of the Mel would get a fair trial in front of a “prejudiced” Filipino …

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Caption This! April 18-24

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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 judge’s discovery.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced next Saturday, April 25th. Editors’ Pick (April 11-17): Snowman: “Mock Trial practice at Cooley.” (First Runner-Up) Anonymous: “These …

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