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Throwing Bricks At Donald Trump’s House: Thoughts On Fleeting Interactions With Celebrities

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I figured everybody on that street had at least a million dollars more than I did. So I set about doing what any disheveled 22 year old on Melrose with shaggy clothes and no credit would do. I lit a cigarette and hoped it made me look bohemian. A habit I’ve since given up in favor of embracing honesty – …

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Miley Cyrus Considering a Legal Career?

Robin Hitchcock law school, Lawyer, Satire 2 Comments

In what is perhaps a misguided attempt to restore respectability after her controversial performance at last weekend’s VMAs, Miley Cyrus is rumored to be considering shifting gears towards a legal career. Celebrity gossip mongers are torn between screaming “WTF?” and admitting this is probably a good strategy for the starlet, given the inevitability of sexual harassment lawsuits resulting from Ms. Cyrus twerking in close proximity to people’s faces without their consent.

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Bitter Lawyer Loves Elizabeth Wurtzel – Part 2

Bitter Success Interviews, Lawyer 30 Comments

[Ed. Note: This is Part 2 of our interview with Elizabeth Wurtzel. Check out our Part 1 interview from yesterday where the Prozac Nation author talks about what inspired her to go to law school, her current job working for David Boies on the Proposition 8 case, and the embarrassment she feels when women “opt out” of their law careers. …

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Nevada Judge Puts OJ in the Can

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Disgraced football star Orenthal James Simpson said that he was “stupid and sorry,” but that excuse didn’t wash with Clark County District Court Judge Jackie Glass, who sentenced Simpson to a minimum of 15 years in prison for charges stemming from a 2007 confrontation in a Las Vegas hotel room. A jury found Simpson guilty of armed robbery, kidnapping and …

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Five Ways to Say Grace

Michael Estrin Columns, Lawyer 7 Comments

What’s Thanksgiving without a little grace? Nancy Grace, that is. We thought about telling you what we were thankful for this year, but that just isn’t very bitter. So, instead we decided to share our favorite clips from America’s top cable news lawyer—Nancy Grace. 1. Who is Nancy Grace? This lawyer turned cable news pundit lost on “Jeopardy!” to Regis Philbin …

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Nine Bitter Details on Eliot Spitzer

Michael Estrin Columns, Lawyer 2 Comments

Nine Bitter Details on Eliot Spitzer: We thought we had heard the last of Eliot Spitzer earlier this month when departing U.S. Attorney Michael J. Garcia told The New York Times why he declined to bring charges against the former New York governor in the infamous prostitution case. But then Ashley Dupré, the girl who allegedly had an encounter with …

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Angelina Jolie: Don’t Adopted Babies Count for Anything?

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Angelina Jolie’s face may be worth millions of dollars, but as far as the Brits are concerned, she can keep it to herself. At least when it’s oiled up and flaunting ammo on a movie poster.  Reports from the UK have confirmed that Britain’s media watchdog, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), has banned two posters of Jolie’s latest flick, Wanted, …

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New York Prefers Blondes

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A Manhattan federal judge made it official: Marilyn Monroe was a New Yorker.  This effectively ends years of litigation between the golden girl’s estate and the heirs of the photographer who took some of the most memorable shots of the star. The decision “is a major victory for the children of Sam Shaw, the deceased photographer who captured countless pics …

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