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Bitter News, 8-31-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom to break up all the legally defined death right now: • Not a great legal day for the nation’s leading automaker—basically their corporate airbags deployed, and it’s game on.  “One of Toyota’s former lawyers [Dimitrios Biller] claims that for years the automaker had engaged in a conspiracy to obstruct justice by illegally withholding important documents …

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Caption This! Aug. 29-Sept. 4

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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 these orange jumpers.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced next Saturday, September 5th. Editors’ Pick (August 22-28): ajc: “Do you really think he was sexually harassing you …

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Bitter News, 8-28-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom weirder than Bacon Busters, Garden & Gun, and Sheep!: • This judge is so busted. And he has ruled that he’s pretty damn desperate.  “Judge Donald W. Jackson, 59, offered to get the young woman ‘a different attorney to get her case dismissed if she would be interested in the defendant and enter into a …

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Harry S. Truman once said, “We must have strong minds, ready to accept facts as they are.” Show Harry your strong mind and wrap your head around these. 403 Total number of male registered members on LawDate.com, which bills itself as the “first full-service social networking site designed with lawyers in mind and the non-lawyers who want to meet them.” …

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Bitter News, 8-27-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom harsher than Anna Wintour calling you a sad-looking lawyer: • A law student spent a week in a Chicago jail over a case of mistaken identity—and he’s looking at the injustice as a learning experience.  He really had a chance to let the inmate perspective soak in, and his court-appointed attorney really sucked it.  So …

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Bitter News, 8-26-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that make you wonder why you don’t have a $50K begger job: • “’Take my mother-in-law — please,’ isn’t a joke you’re likely to hear often these days from Sunda Croonquist. The veteran comic is being sued by her mother-in-law after making her the punchline of too many jokes.” M-i-l Ruth Zafrin is tired of …

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Bitter News, 8-25-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom, a place the Obamas should never vacation: • It’s like a bad breakup all over law school campuses this fall.  Firms don’t want to lead students on and give them “false hope” that a relationship will work out.  Skadden is leading the headlines of firms, among others, who are cutting back on 2010 Summer Programs.  …

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