Loose Ends, 1-21-09

Bitter Newsroom Lawyer, News & Views

Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom:

Hopefully Obama listens to the people better than he did Chief Justice Roberts.  And maybe Roberts shouldn’t be afraid to bring the script next time.  And stick to it.  I’ve heard that all the specific words and their arrangement in the constitution are pretty important.  Do over! [The New York Times Blogs]

It’s the classic Y2K American love story: Tier-4 law school sweethearts fall in love, get married and later get divorced claiming overwhelming law school debt drove them apart.  []

Some things are worth a five-year wait.  Like… well, nothing comes to mind—but waiting to recoup Madoff dollars sure as hell isn’t one of them.  [Bloomberg]

The Arizona Cardinals unexpectedly earned their way into the Super Bowl, which is awesome.  But there’s always a wet-blanket attorney right there to kill the mood.  [Phoenix Business Journal]

Before leaving office, President Bush commuted two former U.S. Border Patrol agents convicted of shooting at a drug smuggler along the U.S.-Mexico border.  What do you think Texas lawyers think of that?  Yeah, they’re more than pretty cool with it.  [Tex Parte Blog]

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