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Associate Bonus Watch: Latham & Watkins Weighs In

In general, Lathamites seem quite pleased by their bonuses, which take Davis Polk as a baseline and go up from there.

3 Comments / / Jan 27, 2015 at 5:45 PM

Non-Sequiturs

Non-Sequiturs: 01.23.15

800px-Bacongrease* Today’s NS is all about stupid stuff you shouldn’t do. A woman poured hot bacon grease on an ex-boyfriend “because it was time for him to go.” She’s going to spend a couple of years thinking about whether that was the best way of telling him. [The Seattle Times]

* If you’re the kind of guy to skip hearings in felony narcotics cases, maybe don’t tattoo Tom Brady’s helmet on your skull. [The Smoking Gun]

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15 Comments / / Jan 23, 2015 at 5:01 PM

Morning Docket

Morning Docket: 01.23.15

Preet Bharara: all out of f*cks?

Preet Bharara: all out of f*cks?

* Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, was recently referred to as the “most dangerous man in American politics.” Why’s that, you ask? It’s because he’s “a federal prosecutor who doesn’t give a f*ck.” Damn straight. [BuzzFeed]

* Just when you thought the Alan Dershowitz sex scandal couldn’t get any more intense, the investigative sleuths over at Gawker found flight records that allegedly place the professor as a passenger on a billionaire bad boy’s pedo plane. [Gawker]

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35 Comments / / Jan 23, 2015 at 9:13 AM

Non-Sequiturs

Non-Sequiturs: 01.22.15

amal and george clooney* A representative for Amal and George Clooney has denied the rumors of an impending divorce plastered all over the newsstands this week. “This story is totally made up in order to sell their magazines.” Now we can go back to wondering when Amal is planning to sue President Obama. [Aceshowbiz]

* Roe v. Wade is 42 years old (or 126 trimesters) today. How much of the original holding is left? Not that much actually. [TBT Legal]

* Some 1st or 2nd year in D.C. is banging another associate and felt obliged to give us an anonymous blow-by-blow account. Think of it as a Penthouse Letter to the ABA Journal. [Reddit]

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27 Comments / / Jan 22, 2015 at 4:59 PM

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