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Bitter News, 12-15-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as entertaining as The North Face suing The South Butt: • Defamatory?  Outrageous?  Who’s a cancer who spreads ignorance and hate?  MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann has called out Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, and the smackdown challenge is about actually taking a defamatory accusation to court.  O’Reilly was disgusted by a recent Law & Order: Special Victims …

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Bitter News, 12-14-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that originally fell for Al Shapton’s plea for more black mistresses: • What’s your firm’s holiday party sitch?  Most BigLaw firms are just doing the restrained thing this year with watered-down shindigs on weeknights in lame locations.  And because we can’t all work for attorney Mark Lanier’s firm, which is going for a more adult …

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Bitter News, 12-11-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that legally rebuff Owen Wilson’s sexual advances: • Industry-leading pornographer Larry Flynt (who rides in style these days in a golden wheelchair) sued his own nephews for starting a porn business that used the Flynt name in a way Larry thought was too lowbrow and diminished his own brands—because “his videos of people having sex …

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Poet Rabindranath Tagore once said, “Facts are many, but the truth is one.” We give you the “many.” And your guess at the one “truth” is as good as ours. $168,000 Yearly salary of Alabama’s Attorney General Troy King, the highest of any state attorney general salary in the country, according to the Los Angeles Times.  $200,000 Yearly salary of …

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Bitter News, 12-10-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as smutty as Frosty the Snowman: • Despite arguing that he’s old and lacks “sexual vigor,” 83-year-old attorney Murdoch Hertzog has been suspended for allegedly asking female clients to work off their legal fees by performing sex acts on his “couch of restitution.” But it seems like he also lacks short-term memory, which is common …

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Bitter News, 12-9-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as sad as a lawyer with a “Legal Wills” booth at a flea market: • Former beauty queen Kumari Fulbright, accused of kidnapping and torturing her ex-boyfriend, plead guilty to conspiracy to kidnapping and aggravated assault.  And the kicker: “At the time of the alleged crime [December 2007], Fulbright was in the middle of her …

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