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Bitter News, 5-4-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that seek justice like a scorned Mrs. Boreanaz on Rachel Uchitel: • Here’s a look at the three-factor test used to consider whether “excessive force was employed” when 17-year-old Steve Consalvi got Tasered like a bitch for running onto the field during Monday night’s Phillies game after calling his dad and telling him he was …

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Bitter News, 5-3-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that will break your heart like your first wife: • OMFG!  Even lawyers heart pop culture: —Snakes on a plane: Lawyer/lawyer couple spots Justin Bieber, misses Justice Stevens.  [ABA Journal] —Lawyer Howard Ignal is pissed the Time Square bomb blew up his Broadway plans.  [NY Daily News] • Peter Lopez, the lawyer who was #8 …

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Bitter News, 4-30-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that are just another example of unintentional porn: • “Making fun of misbehaving lawyers is great sport, but it is rare that I learn of misbehaving lawyers from anyone other than another lawyer who is offended.” Offended…or possibly bitter?  After an article he wrote calling lawyers “coddled,” Rick Casey follows up with further support of …

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Bitter News, 4-29-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that are as “Bullet holes!  ORV!” as a Goonies quiz: • Extra, extra!  Read all about it.  (And weep when you see some of these partner compensation numbers—even though they’re down from last year ☹.) Stealing the law school rankings’ spotlight is the new Am Law 100.  Wachtel walks away tops in a lot of …

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Bitter News, 4-28-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that will go Gov. Perry on you with a .380 Ruger pistol:  • Let’s go to the Derby!  Then we can all spend Saturday together cheering on Goodwin Procter partner Joe Savage, Jr.’s 3-year-old colt Paddy O’Prado in the Race for the Roses.  [Boston.com] • The Harvard 3L racist email heard around the world in …

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Bitter News, 4-27-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that want some Sumner Redstone dollars of their own: • Everyone’s on the bandwagon of the soon-to-be accountant, encouraging him to follow his dreams of law school in Ex-Bitter’s most recent advice column, but “the rising cost of law school is becoming a sore subject as the number of high-paying jobs shrink.” Is JD tuition …

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Bitter News, 4-26-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom saying not to eulogize Bret Michaels yet: • Keep your dumps like a truck, truck, truck under wraps this bikini season.  “The North Carolina town called ‘Mayberry with a beach’ by its mayor has banned swimmers from wearing revealing swimwear, thus making the donning of thongs illegal.” There goes their postcard industry!  Sunshine and happiness, …

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Bitter News, 4-23-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as innovative as iPad porn: • Dribble, dribble, bounce, bounce, slam dunk.  CBS and Turner Broadcasting’s new 14-year, $10.8-billion deal for the TV and Internet rights to the NCAA March Madness tournament has scored big billables for three BigLaw firms.  [The Am Law Daily] • Death by firing squad is still a legal way to …

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Bitter News, 4-22-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom where you can win a free trip to Germany for fucking up: • The “Lower Uppers”—AKA doctors, accountants, engineers and lawyers—are “living better than 99 percent of anyone who has ever walked the planet,” yet they’re/we’re still economically resentful.  Alert: The SEC/Goldman case may be the first signs of revolt by the lower-upper class.  “If …

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Bitter News, 4-21-10

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom amply warning you that “Ask a Lawyer Day” is May 1: • Yesterday was 4/20, wasn’t it, Beavis?  Don’t play dumb with me.  It’s basically the day pot smokers puff en masses…to protest against drug laws.  Sure.  We’ll say that.  So thousands of cannabis lovers gathered in Denver yesterday at 4:20 PM (because it’s clever) …

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