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Bitter News, 3-17-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom dyed green, like every other ridiculous thing, for St. Pat’s Day: • A 29-year-old stripper has filed a federal lawsuit against a strip joint for violating a Depression-era labor law.  (“Make that former exotic dancer; she says she’s leaving the biz to launch her own men’s magazine called, Rare Chocolate.”) After being fired from The …

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20 Legal Facts About the Coaches of March Madness

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If you’re anything like Obama and Kentucky politicians (and not Erin Andrews), you’re filling out your brackets for the kickoff of March Madness on Thursday. And if you take a close look below, it’s obvious to see that the East and South have the Midwest and West beat when it comes to random legal facts. We at Bitter Lawyer want to …

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Bitter News, 3-16-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that know a room for rent that has walls, a ceiling and a door: • Sarah Sweeney, a former partner at the Liverpool, England office of top law firm DLA Piper, claims that she was fired after the all-male senior partners found out she was pregnant.  Allegedly, her boss, managing partner Philip Rooney, once made …

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Bitter News, 3-15-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as cuddly as Mr. Blobby on these ides of March: • In a New Yorker interview by Jeffrey Toobin, SCOTUS Justice John Paul Stevens talks about his looming retirement.  The 89-year old catcher will step down with the next few years, “paving the way for another President Obama appointment.” [WSJ Law Blog] • Law school …

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Bitter News, 3-12-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom reminding you that alcohol and signs don’t mix: • Anna Ayala, the chick who tried to scam Wendy’s by claiming to find a finger in her chili, is profiled and talking to CBS about serving four years in prison—“one year for every remaining finger and opposable thumb on the harvested hand of Brian Rossiter, who …

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Ask the Philadelphia Lawyer Anything

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[Ed. Note: We love partnering with PhilaLawyer.  Because that’s when stuff really gets twisted.  We like his bite, his taste in women and his unfettered commitment to the dark side.  He’s no stranger to Bitter Lawyer, having written some of our most popular pieces, and he manages to regularly entertain a fiercely loyal audience on his own blog where he …

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Bitter News, 3-11-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as tasty as whale sashimi—very illegal whale sashimi: • This whole Justice Department lawyers / al Qaeda Seven thing has been going crazy on the left, right and center.  Now #3 hottest TV legal analyst Ann Coulter is piping up—and she’s got BigLaw in her long, stringy crosshairs.  She says that Big Firm associates try …

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