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Bitter News, 11-19-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that kill fun like a sex offender answering Santa letters: • A lot of things in Texas are big and fake, but are all marriages too?  “Barbara Ann Radnofsky, a Houston lawyer and Democratic candidate for attorney general, says that a 22-word clause in a 2005 constitutional amendment designed to ban gay marriages erroneously endangers …

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Bitter News, 11-18-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as awkward as Pam Anderson reasoning her sex tape to her kids: • Start spreading the news—New York is the frivolous lawsuit capital of the world.  If you can’t get your lawsuit through there, you can’t win it anywhere. “[A]ccording to ‘An Empire Disaster,’ a report released this week by the Pacific Research Institute, lawsuit …

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Bitter News, 11-17-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom cute enough to gag a cuddly baby panda to death: • Nights out whooping it up with JLo, mad Yankees love and an outpouring of fanatical appreciation means “[Supreme Court Justice Sonia] Sotomayor has become a celebrity, all without having made a single major decision at the nation’s highest court.” Too much exposure, or is …

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Six ShitLaw Job Terms You Find On Craigslist

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How bad is the job market for lawyers? Statistically speaking, it’s pretty bad.  Recently, the National Law Journal reported that the number of lawyers working at the top 250 law firms dropped by 5,259 in 2009—an amazing realization when you consider we still have a month and a half to go. As Leigh Jones summed it up, “It’s as if …

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Bitter News, 11-16-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as “Bitch Please” as Maria Bartiromo interviewing Snoop Dogg: • Know who wins when a huge percentage of attorneys aren’t working?  Not terrorists—but tax payers.  The top lawyer for the city of Chicago has been capitalizing on the “glut of unemployed and underemployed lawyers” by paying up to $50 less per hour in private legal …

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Bitter News, 11-13-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as “What the hell now?” as a water-yielding moon bomb: • So you avoided our indirect advice not to go to law school, read both this prophecy statement and this New York Times declaration that it’s a bad investment and still said “eff it.” But now you need to ace that final paper so you …

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Mark Lindquist: The 'Brat Pack' Prosecutor

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An intriguing bilaterality of artist and attorney, most know Mark Lindquist as either a critically acclaimed author or a well-respected prosecutor. Although, some only know of him as one of People Magazine’s “100 Most Eligible Bachelors.” (Image here.) The converse of a Bitter Lawyer, Mark Lindquist’s early life as a writer in Los Angeles propelled him into practicing law in …

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