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    Morning Docket: 03.16.12

    * While “Dewey remains a great firm with terrific lawyers” for the time being, check back in after five percent of the firm’s attorneys have been laid off. Then tell us how great and terrific things are, we dare you. [DealBook / New York Times]

    * The University of St. Thomas School of Law really “take[s] data accuracy very seriously.” That’s why the employed at graduation rate the school reported to U.S. News was off by 47.7%, right? [National Law Journal]

    * John Edwards has a judge’s permission to use Rielle Hunter’s lawyers at his campaign finance trial. Mmm, there’s nothing like getting some legal sloppy seconds from your former mistress. [Bloomberg]

    * After two days of deliberations, jurors in the Dharun Ravi privacy trial still haven’t reached a verdict. Just think, if he had taken the plea, he wouldn’t be worrying as much about deportation right now. [New York Post]

    * If Hemy Neuman’s delusions about Olivia Newton-John were about getting physical, instead of getting murderous, maybe he wouldn’t have been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. [CNN]

    * It’s the most wonderful time of the year: March Madness! Are NCAA bracket pools legal in your office? It depends. Either way, all I know is that I’ll be betting on Lehigh. Go Mountain Hawks! [Businessweek]

    5 Comments / / Mar 16, 2012 at 9:06 AM
  • Crime, Facebook, Fashion, Kids, Money, Non-Sequiturs, Rape, Sports

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.23.11

    * According to the latest allegations, Hacksaw McDaniel might be Steve the Child Sex Predator. [Macon Telegraph] * Libyans. We’re very happy you took your country back, but could you pass a law saying something like “shooting guns in the air as a celebration is just f***ing dumb”? Thanks. [Huffington Post] * I absolutely do […]

    16 Comments / / Aug 23, 2011 at 5:37 PM
  • Sports, Trials

    The Verdict in the Bluegrass State’s Sordid Sports Trial is In: Karen Sypher is Guilty

    Just because a man deposits on your leg doesn’t mean you can take him to the bank. The jury in the Karen Sypher eight-day trial began deliberating yesterday at 3 p.m., and finished up today after about five hours — an eternity in Rick Pitino time. While it may have been embarrassing for Louisville basketball […]

    17 Comments / / Aug 5, 2010 at 2:33 PM

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