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Bitter News, 7-24-09

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Salty headlines from the Bitter Newsroom with more milligrams of sodium than a Denny’s menu: • Dundas and Wilson, a U.K. law firm, took a warm-and-fuzzy approach to handling a lag in biz: They put cutback possibilities to a vote.  And the firm voted 98% in favor of everyone taking a 10% pay slash.  And they’re all just as happy …

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Bitter Lawyer Loves Elizabeth Wurtzel – Part 2

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[Ed. Note: This is Part 2 of our interview with Elizabeth Wurtzel. Check out our Part 1 interview from yesterday where the Prozac Nation author talks about what inspired her to go to law school, her current job working for David Boies on the Proposition 8 case, and the embarrassment she feels when women “opt out” of their law careers. …

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Bitter News, 7-23-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that are badass like a jungle cat: • Having the worst legal week ever: The hot dog.  First there’s the “They’ll kill you” literal legal wrap.  Then there’s the actual legal food chain.  We all know it’s eat or be eaten these days.  But when lawyers cut back and only eat a hot dog or …

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Bitter Lawyer Loves Elizabeth Wurtzel – Part 1

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[Ed. Note: The Internet has a strange fascination with Prozac Nation and Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women author Elizabeth Wurtzel. Online coverage of the writer-turned-lawyer on sites ranging from Above The Law (here, here and here) to Gawker (here, here and here) generally involves bloggers and readers being peculiarly delighted when Wurtzel stumbles and oddly enraged when she succeeds. …

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Bitter News, 7-22-09

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Short, sweet and sideswept headlines from the Bitter Newsroom—just like Michelle’s new ‘do: • The pot is being stirred again as to whether President Obama had his Harvard Law School bills supplemented by “radical Islamic influences.” WND claims to have asked the White House to release the President’s law school records to resolve the issue, but they’re being snubbed. Daily …

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Bitter News, 7-21-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom to competitively stuff your face with in world-record time: • Erin Andrews has lawyers in a tizzy—and this time it doesn’t relate to Law Firm 10.  An online firestorm is ablaze over a stalker’s alleged video of the announcer naked in a hotel room.  It’s put blog Deadspin and news outlets (see video at bottom) …

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Bitter News, 7-20-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that will knock you up and give you and STD like George Bush: • “The Zodiac killer was a well-traveled merchant seaman who privately confessed his crimes to a San Francisco lawyer more than 30 years ago.” Robert Tarbox, an 82-year-old former maritime lawyer, says the killer was his walk-in client in the 1970s—and he …

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