The Third Circuit just delivered not one but TWO benchslaps — of the same district judge. What did the judge do to incite the court’s ire?
Paul Bergrin, the New Jersey federal prosecutor turned notorious criminal defense attorney, just may be the most scandalous alumnus of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Newark. Our very own David Lat pretended to be a woman while he wrote a mildly snarky blog about federal judges, but what Bergrin stands accused of doing is much, much worse.
I became a lawyer without really understanding that the job cuts time off of your life. My work hours are long, I can’t see my family or friends, and I am constantly at the mercy of the partner or the client. On top of everything, at one point, I was paying 7% on my law school loans. […]