Bitter News, Week of August 15, 2011

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Here are your headlines from the Bitter Newsroom, where we pay attention to signs. Made of Only the Finest Felons: Frederick James is selling an exclusive selection of iPad covers made from the pants of Bernie Madoff, sourced from an auction held by the US Marshals Service last fall. We feel these modern day scalps would make the perfect gift for the attorney …

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I Need a Legal Writing Sample for a Law Firm Job

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Q) This is probably a first-year level question, but I was looking for advice on how to select proper legal writing samples to use when applying for jobs. I am four years out of law school and have accumulated a decent collection of memorandum and demand letters over the years at my current firm and was wondering what kind of documents …

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Bitter Brief 15: Lady Gaga, Nigerian Lesbians, and Country-Fried Judges

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[powerpress] On this week’s episode of The Bitter Brief, Mark wonders why Kimber doesn’t lead with the Nigerian lesbian, we go goo-goo for Gaga, and one judge’s country-fried antics leave us as befuddled as a two-dollar hooker on an all-gay cruise. Click here to subscribe to The Bitter Brief on iTunes!

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