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Caption This! October 24-30

Bitter Staff Contests, Lawyer 8 Comments

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 ghoulish law firm frightfest.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced next Saturday, October 31st. Editors’ Pick (October 17-23): Three-way Tie: Someguy: “I ate my con law …

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Bitter Review: Amelia

Todd Gilchrist Columns, Lawyer 7 Comments

[Ed. Note: Weekends are for movies. So we turned to our film critic friend, Todd Gilchrist, for a review from the court of critical opinion.] Watching Amelia, it’s hard to know what’s more generic—the rise, fall, and redemption story structure that director Mira Nair adopts in order to examine the life of Amelia Earhart, or the aviatrix’ life itself. Having …

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The Bitter Five: 10-23-09

Bitter Staff Columns, Lawyer 16 Comments

Welcome to the first episode of the new Bitter Lawyer series, The Bitter Five, where we break down the week’s top-five bitterest stories in the legal media. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2009 Links to all the stories from this week’s The Bitter Five episode are listed below. No. 5 Louisiana Justice of the Peace Keith Bardwell refused to marry an interracial …

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Bitter News, 10-20-09

Bitter Newsroom Lawyer, News & Views 1 Comment

Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as drawn to porno as a Berlin Wall-era East German woman: • After a solid year of being avoided by prosecutors for soliciting male prostitutes, Superior Court Judge Michael Hecht faced witness testimony in his trial for charges of patronizing a prostitute (in his office) and felony harassment.  But Hecht swears that he just loves …

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Bitter News, 10-19-09

Bitter Newsroom Lawyer, News & Views 1 Comment

Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom to your day, like pumpkin fro-yo to a preppy law student: • Based on a Philly.com article on Sunday that profiled four law graduates forced to divert from their intended path in the “brave new world” of a synched legal job market, a site for damn-near-totally bitter lawyers is heralding the report’s following quote: “Big …

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