*The bailout plan was hammered out this weekend, and will be voted on this week. Lawmakers will give Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson a bunch of money to clean up the mess that is our economy. Hopefully, Pennsylvania Avenue fares better than Wall Street. [Washington Post]
*No criminal charges expected in DOJ attorney firings. [New York Times]
*Williams & Connolly’s $180k starting salary announcement last year is the last increase we should expect to hear about for quite a while. Pay will stay stagnant… but hours are a different matter. [Legal Times]
*It’s the Italian legal version of The Parent Trap. A part-time judge in Milan had her non-lawyer twin sister step in to advise clients. [Reuters]
*Lawyer going after Wal-Mart in Massachusetts over missed meal breaks wakes the state up by telling it the megastore owes $600 million in back fines for the lunch-denying practice. [Boston Herald]
*Good news for celebs with legal problems. [New York Times]
*Model sues magazine because he wants to be a “dapper college man” and not a gay pin-up boy. [Daily News]
* Shana tova. Happy Rosh Hashanah.