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Bitter News, 2-26-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as celebratory as an on-ice stogie with Canada’s hockey ladies: • Well, flip off a workout ball and slap me silly, beat this for lawyer news: “A Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association officer and Family Court attorney moonlights as an Internet dominatrix—turning her ex’s swanky pad into a pleasure dungeon where she offers to turn …

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Bitter Factoids 17

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Voltaire once said, “There are men who can think no deeper than a fact.” Prove him wrong. 132 Increased percentage of law school applications submitted to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for fall 2010, according to The Herald News.  UMass Dartmouth law program was established after a merger with Southern New England Law School (twice denied accreditation by the ABA) …

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Bitter News, 2-25-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as conflicting and sad and exciting as the end of Hummer: • Suicide scandal aside, Alec Baldwin inexplicably sat down for a “Conversation with Alex Baldwin” with Fordham Law School Wednesday night and dished on his upcoming Oscar gig, nuclear power and family law (which he published a book about).  And all this makes total …

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Bitter News, 2-24-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as delusional as Plushenko’s platinum medal from Vancouver: • Stephen Colbert has a new rivalry with NBC this Olympic season.  And after sitting down with Bob Costas on his nemesis network and acting up by trying to throw himself into their fake fire, he had so ask himself: Could I get sued for my version …

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Bitter News, 2-23-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as retry-able as an Alaskan ex-stripper-turned-soccer mom: • According to BL1Y, Reason Not to Go to Law School #34: “You will never retire.” 10% of the NY lawyer population is over 65—compared to 12.8% of the overall US population.  And at least four lawyers have a “work-until-death” ethic.  So where the hell does Alice Thomas …

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ED (That Can’t Be Cured by the Little Blue Pill)

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There’s one prick every lawyer tries to avoid, and I know of very few firms (and very few groups within large firms) that don’t have at least one partner who is a total egotistical dick—an “ED.” EDs are impossible with associates.  Any given ED knows exactly how he’s perceived, and all the partners and associates see him coming from a …

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Bitter News, 2-22-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that say “potato/pahtahto” and “public interest work/law firm life”: • When life gives you orange spray tans, make Jersey Shore-ade.  Unless you’re one of the dudes that tussled with a cast member on camera.  “An attorney for Stephen Izzo Jr. will ask a judge to ban distribution of a DVD set of the show’s first …

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