Loose Ends, 9-8-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom:

“Authorities say they’ve arrested a man who broke into the home of two California farmworkers, stole money, rubbed one with spices and whacked the other with a sausage before fleeing.” You just can’t make that stuff up.  [CNN]

In addition to their new two-year law program, Northwestern is offering Illinois attorneys Continuing Legal Education credit for being a film critic.  It’s unclear whether you’ll actually have to discuss the law-themed films or if you can simply weigh in using an opposable digit.  [Law.com]

Tommy Lee Jones is suing the makers of No Country for Old Men for more than $10 million.  Apparently he didn’t get the ending either.  [PopEater.com]

And if a cease-and-desist don’t do the trick

You best give our royalties to Obama quick

You gonna burn, burn, burn, burn, burn it to the wick

Ooooh, Sarah Barracuda

[BBC News]

A landlord in Cincinnati settled a sexual harassment case for approximately $1 million.  12 female tenants alleged that he “made sexual comments, touched women sexually without permission, entered their apartments without permission or notice, and retaliated against those who resisted his advances.” The entire case, however, is breaking news to ten-year renter Betty in 3G, who now claims to be feeling “undesirable.” [AOL]

“House hunting” takes on a whole new meaning in McKinney, TX.  [DallasNews.com]

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