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9th Circuit, Celebrities, Television

The Ninth Circuit Hearts John Oliver

John Oliver gets cited in an appellate decision.

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  • HP, Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 10.11.06

    * The Justice Department has launched a preliminary inquiry into possible collusion in the private equity industry. We say: Anyone making that much money has GOT to be doing something naughty. [New York Times] * What, another U.S. Attorney’s Office can be uttered in the same breath as the vaunted Southern District of New York? […]

    1 Comment / / Oct 11, 2006 at 10:10 AM
  • Money, Ridiculousness, Runaway Bride, Running

    The Runaway Bride Chases After Money — And Ugly Furniture

    * The Justice Department has launched a preliminary inquiry into possible collusion in the private equity industry. We say: Anyone making that much money has GOT to be doing something naughty. [New York Times] * What, another U.S. Attorney’s Office can be uttered in the same breath as the vaunted Southern District of New York? […]

    1 Comment / / Oct 11, 2006 at 8:44 AM
  • Attorney Misconduct, Bad Ideas, Nude Dancing, Scott Blauvelt

    Scott Blauvelt Needs a New Office Chair

    When you’re spending long hours at work, you want to be as comfortable as possible. Late at night or on weekends, we used to pad about our law firm office in socks. Eventually we brought in a pair of white fuzzy slippers, courtesy of the Ritz-Carlton in Chicago, for this purpose.* But this may be […]

    5 Comments / / Oct 11, 2006 at 7:36 AM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.10.06

    * When confronted with the bag of Cheetos found in his office, U.S. Attorney Michael Garcia (S.D.N.Y.) adopts the mantra of crack cocaine defendants: “Not my bag.” Tell it to the jury, Mr. Garcia. [New York Times] * We are huge fans of Tony Mauro and the Legal Times. But we have to ask: Why […]

    1 Comment / / Oct 10, 2006 at 7:06 PM
  • YouTube

    The Google-YouTube Deal

    We like YouTube. A lot. It’s where we uploaded the infamous FU deposition clip — and where we’d like to upload more law-related video clips, if we can get our hands on them. We also go to YouTube to watch music videos, like ones starring Phil Alito look-alikes. So were delighted to learn about YouTube […]

    0 Comments / / Oct 10, 2006 at 4:45 PM
  • Biglaw, Dewey Ballantine, Musical Chairs

    Musical Chairs: 10.10.06

    Lateral Moves: * Antitrust lawyer A. Paul Victor, to Dewey Ballantine (litigation department), from Weil Gotshal. Per the Antitrust Review: “Part of the reason for leaving Weil after 38 years is that he is about to reach Weil’s mandatory retirement age of 68.” * Structured products and derivatives lawyer Joseph Suh, to Schulte Roth & […]

    0 Comments / / Oct 10, 2006 at 4:06 PM
  • Blogging, Eyes of the Law, Food

    The Eyes of the Law: Leading Blawgers at Lunch

    Earlier today, we noted that prominent legal bloggers Howard Bashman, of How Appealing, and Professor Michael Dimino, of PrawfsBlawg, would be having lunch today. We expressed interest in the details of their meal. And now we have them, courtesy of a Harrisburg reader: Bashman and Dimino went to — brace yourselves — the Macaroni Grill. […]

    0 Comments / / Oct 10, 2006 at 3:43 PM
  • Weddings

    Your September 2006 Couple of the Month

    People, you have redeemed yourselves. After the pathetic turnout in our August 2006 Couple of the Month contest, hundreds of you voted for the September 2006 Couple of the Month here at Above the Law. It was a close race. The lead was traded back and forth between Beth Hansher and David Javdan, on the […]

    2 Comments / / Oct 10, 2006 at 3:09 PM
  • Admin, Announcements, Blogging

    ATL Readers: “Handsome, Clever, and Rich”

    We just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who took our Above the Law reader survey (which is now closed). We obtained some interesting demographic data about the ATL audience, which you can access if you’re curious in our media kit (PDF). You also provided us with helpful feedback and suggestions. In terms […]

    11 Comments / / Oct 10, 2006 at 1:40 PM