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Bitter News, 5-29-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom—a place as sought-after and fictitious as The Eager Beaver: • Just as everyone is pushed by the corporate- and media-fed compulsion to Tweet their f**king brains out, a storm front moved in after Today’s weatherman Al Roker was busted for taking pictures in the jury lounge with his iPhone and posting them on his Twitter …

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French scientist Claude Bernard once said, “A fact in itself is nothing. It is valuable only for the idea attached to it, or for the proof which it furnishes.” Tell us what truth these facts furnish. 4,084 Number of applicants who took the February 2009 California bar exam, according to the State Bar of California.  33.5 Overall pass rate percentage …

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Bitter News, 5-28-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom, as super-secure and foolproof as a smile-less driver’s license: • The legal media web frenzy growing out of the Seventh Circuit Bar Association’s brawl beating of courtroom lawyers’ skimpy and eyesore threads (Bitter News, 5/22/09) has hit national headlines—not only to offer additional advice from Northwestern law school about looking professional and non-distracting (be bland …

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Bitter News, 5-27-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that turn poop into something useful and gassy:  • Apologies no longer accepted.  Lawyer eval grudge match time.  Faceoff: Alito v. Sotomayor (btw, per Krikorian, can we drop the dramatic pronunciation already? You’re not jamming the “t” and rolling the “r” anyway—because it’s so “not natural”).  [Power Line] • Okay, enough with Sonia.  Who’s ready …

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Bitter News, 5-26-09

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Grab a liquid-crack Red Bull and start the short week with these headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: • The whole Scalia/Fordham Law “teaching moment” thing is all well and good, but what happens when people who aren’t law students use the internet to obtain personal information about a judge?  Like, say, white supremacists and gang members.  The increasing threats of …

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