Loose Ends, 1-16-09

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom:

A 22-year-old woman (with a suspicious resemblance to Spitzer’s Ashley Dupre) has a $3.7 million online bid for her “priceless” virginity, and it’s all more-than-barely legal.  “The FBI isn’t interested. The U.S. attorney doesn’t care. Everything is fine by local police, and she isn’t breaking any laws.” So do I hear $3.8?  [Fox News]

Attorney Gerald Shargel spins an argument to free his boy Dreier so well you almost like the guy.  If only Robert Shapiro could speak so highly of his clients.  [WSJ Law Blog]

Waterboarding = Torture.  Holder = Confirmed?  [Washington Post]

Call him “Bud, Esq.” A Chicago lawyer was busted for smuggling marijuana into jail.  And his bail was set high, so high.  [Chicago Tribune]

A plane goes down in the Hudson, and personal injury lawyers’ eyes light up.  But not for another 29 days. Or not. [New York Personal Injury Attorney Blog]

Choosing counsel to recover Madoff Ponzi money?  There are several factors to consider like class-action options, conflicts of interest and who the hell is simply going to get your goddamn money back.  [The New York Times]

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  • Anonymous

    Do we really care if she’s a virgin; she’s probably not and we can’t prove it either way.  I wouldn’t pay any money for the “privilege” of deflowering this woman.  She’s probably been deflowered before.

  • Anonymous

    Money for sex means you’re a prostitute.  Period.