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Bitter News, 11-10-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that will not have sex with you because your penis is too big: • Those screwed by the Madoff Ponzi scheme can bid on Ruth’s crusty handbags to try and get something back.  But everyone else who touched Madoff turned to gold.  For those from the SEC who investigated Madoff, the tokens they take away …

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Bitter News, 11-9-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that are like the blind leading the blind to play video games: • Louisiana lawyer Anh “Joseph” Cao has made his colleagues bitter.  The first Vietnamese American elected to Congress, Cao is the lone Republican who voted in favor of the health-care bill.  And he’s not Cao-ering about doing it.  [Washington Post] • Speaking of …

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Partner to BL1Y: Associates are 'Self-Absorbed Egotists'

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[Ed. Note: The following is written by the same “38-year-old partner at a prestigious firm” who wrote “Partner to Associates: Stop Being ‘Entitled, Whiny Pussies,’” which we posted last Wednesday.  It is a response to “Associate to Partners: Shut Up About Us Being ‘Entitled’” by frequent Bitter Lawyer contributor BL1Y and posted last Friday.] You really missed the point, BL1Y.  …

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Caption This! November 7, 2009

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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 IT insanity.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced next Saturday, November 21st. Editors’ Pick (October 31-November 6): Justme: “He once told a judge he was out …

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Bitter News, 11-6-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as rare as a monogamous sportscaster: • The Hollywood Reporter announced their “next gen” of Hollywood playas under 35—and three are entertainment attorneys.  Lest you think it’s all glitz and glam, one list-maker, 32-year-old Gang Tyre Ramer & Brown partner Tara Kole, was apparently so slammed she didn’t even have time to do her hair …

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Bitter News, 11-5-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as odd as imaging Nicole Kidman as ‘raw’ and ‘dangerous’ in bed: • Do you site scripture as much as case law?  Does reading 2 Timothy 1:8 give you ammunition to fight on the BigLaw battlefield?  Believe it or not, some lawyers and law students are God-fearing Christians.  But how do they reconcile their hopes …

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