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Janice Dickinson Booted From Fashion Week

• Janice Dickinson’s slurred antics get her banned from all IMG fashion events, including New York Fashion Week. [Fashionista]
• Leave your dancing shoes at home. The Costume Institute is scaling back this year’s gala to just dinner, no after-party. [Fashion Week Daily]
• Jil Sander’s moving out of the 57th Street flagship store. Moving in? Miu Miu. [The Shophound]

• When did the Aaron Charney–Sullivan & Cromwell settlement negotiations go bad? Probably when one partner said, “We defended the Nazis, and nobody can do anything or cared. We’ll crush you like a bug.” [NYO]
• Convicted felon turned lawyer Neal Wiesner can appear in New York federal court after the Southern District of New York agreed not to revoke his bar admission. [Law Blog/WSJ]
• Compulsory retirement for judges at 70 in New York State may be on the way out. [New York Law Journal]

• The first pages of Condé Nast’s Portfolio are at the printer, so the staff is under a gag order. [NYO]
• For the past two years, Morgan Stanley portfolio manager Hassan Elmasry has criticized the Times’ management and the Sulzberger family’s oversight. [WSJ]
Good Morning America producer Lisa Sharkey joins HarperCollins to do celebrity acquisitions and fill Judith Regan’s void. [Variety]

• If Blackstone goes public, should investors avoid getting into the alternative-investment sector at the top of the market? [DealBook/NYT]
• When Bear Stearns, Goldman, and Morgan Stanley want to cut the risk on subprime lending, they call the forensic analysts at Clayton Holdings. [Fortune via CNNMoney]
• Four Brooklyn day traders are on trial for bribing three brokers to let them listen to the squawk box all day and then make insider trades. [NYP]

Janice Dickinson Booted From Fashion Week