Bitter News, 2-2-09

Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom:

Erotic e-novelist Deidre Dare got canned by her law firm because they claim (in a snooty “o-u” English way) that her “behaviour was unacceptable and totally at odds with the standards we expect.” So she threatens to sue them for sexual harassment.  Obviously.  [Telgraph.co.uk]

“Change” is a’ coming to the Justice Department.  And there’s a lot more to deal with than just Gitmo detainees.  [The New York Times]

Here’s the story of a Chicago man.  A lawyer.  With ties to University of Chicago law school.  Glued to his Blackberry.  Wife Michelle—who’s also a lawyer and works at Sidley Austin.  Two kids.  Focused on a Presidential campaign last year.  And he isn’t Barack Obama.  [Chicago Tribune]

Um, hello.  Billable hours are hugely profitable.  Completely un-risky.  Lawyers hate risk.  What’s the problem?  [Huffington Post]

Beggars are apparently choosers.  In a crappy economy and constricting legal job market, the title of Law School Dean is still a tough sell.  [Law.com]

When God closes a Super Bowl door in Pittsburgh, he opens an NFL lawsuit window in Philadelphia.  [Am Law Daily]

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1 Comment

  1. Anonymous

    February 3, 2009 at 5:16 am

    This woman is HOT.  Read her posts!

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