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  1. master of your domain
    Not So Fast, Keith OlbermannHe may have more difficulty getting his domain name than he realizes.
  2. crossing over
    Justice Department Could Sue Arizona As Early As TodayArizona shouldn’t be trying to do the federal government’s job.
  3. codpieces
    Gene Simmons and His Codpiece DefenseWhen in costume, “grinding” is basically impossible.
  4. the law
    Was One of the Babies in Babies Working Illegally?Chilling.
  5. the opposite sexts
    Wall Street Sexting Case Prompts Lawyer to Ponder the Eternal Question“What man out there ever thinks sending text messages like that is going to generate a response from a woman of, ‘Oh, where have you been all my life?’”
  6. barely legal
    Elizabeth Wurtzel Passed the BarSecond time is a charm!
  7. steven seagal
    Filming of Steven Seagal Lawman SuspendedLouisiana sheriff halts production on reality series.
  8. jurisprudence
    Steven Seagal Sued for Sexual AssaultWe’re not sure how this will affect Seagal’s reputation as a ‘Lawman,’ but it can’t be good.
  9. the law
    Lil Wayne Has A Good Excuse For Missing CourtIt’s because he’s in jail.
  10. bon mots
    Robert Morgenthau Doesn’t Want to Overstate How Utterly Cataclysmic That Would BeThe entire court system would shut down if we held a terrorism trial in the city.
  11. state of disunion
    Why Justice Alito Was Moving His Mouth Last NightAnd was he right and Obama wrong?
  12. the post-racial world
    New York Has Its Own Ricci Case, Except More DiscriminatoryA judge rules that the FDNY intentionally discriminated against minority applicants.
  13. 9 11 trials
    Some Lucky Lawyers Will Be Picked to Defend the 9/11 PlottersWon’t that be a hoot!
  14. machinations
    Alberto Gonzales Won’t Be Charged Over Eavesdropping TestimonyThe most serious allegations against W.’s attorney general have been dropped.
  15. ballsy crimes
    Former SEC Lawyer, Accomplice to Dreier, Pleads Guilty to Impersonating CanadiansRobert Miller faces up to twenty years in prison after helping Marc Dreier sell bogus securities by impersonating foreigners on phone calls to hedge funds.
  16. Mediavore
    Killer Fish In Lake Michigan; Canning’s Day In The SunPlus: Hooters adds a bowling alley; are Froot Loops a healthy choice?
  17. outrages
    Would-be Hawaiian Tropic Waitress Rejected for All the Wrong ReasonsThis is unfortunate.
  18. oh albany!
    David Paterson Can Appoint a Lieutenant Governor After All!Something good finally happened to Governor Paterson! It probably won’t change much, though.
  19. the long arm of the law
    Judge Smacks Down Bank of America’s Settlement With the SEC, Wilde-StyleThe judge quoted Oscar Wilde’s “Lady Windermere’s Fan” in the end of his ruling.
  20. the long arm of the law
    The Punishers: The New York Judges in Charge of Smacking Down Wall StreetThe New Yorkers sentencing Wall Street wrongdoers are a feisty bunch.
  21. whither josh hartnett?
    Brooklyn Judge’s Influences Include Obscure Bruce Willis MoviesFormer high-school teacher Arthur Schack tells banks where to stick it while showing his cinema savvy.
  22. d.a. drama
    Bob Morgenthau Skips Vacation, But Is It to Aid Cyrus Vance Jr.?Prosecutors think Morgenthau is rushing headline-grabbing cases, which might aid Cyrus Vance Jr. in his bid for D.A.
  23. early and often
    Candidates for Manhattan D.A. Breathlessly Await Times EndorsementWho annoys the editorial board the least?
  24. crimes of passion
    Everyone in Hedge-Fund Sexual-Harrassment Story Appears GuiltyWe have looked at the evidence and rendered our verdict.
  25. great divorces
    Marie Douglas-David May Settle for Less Than $99 MillionIf that can be called settling at all.
  26. oh albany!
    Paterson Reportedly Plans to Appoint Lieutenant GovernorYay? Or uh-oh?
  27. made-off
    Bernie Madoff’s Lawyers Would Like Him to Celebrate His Last Birthday Out of PrisonThey’ve calculated how long it will be before he dies and are proposing a sentence just shy of that.
  28. today in astor-ia
    Astor Lawyer Mostly Concerned That Prosecutor Will Get More Media Attention Than HimShowboating lawyer attacks Barbara Walters. Big mistake.
  29. ballsy crime
    Marc Dreier Has Joined the Group ‘Most Egregious Frauds in History’The New York lawyer pleads guilty to a $700 million fraud, and gains admittance to the last elite club that will have him.
  30. winners who are still losers
    ‘Little Eichmann’ Professor Wins His CaseWard Churchill was fired after comparing 9/11 victims to Nazis.
  31. the industry
    Mischa Barton Is SlippingPlus: ‘Jurassic’ Park with aliens.
  32. the greatest depression
    For Hundreds of Lawyers, It’s Going to Be a Long WeekendThey’ll have President’s Day off … and then every day thereafter.
  33. ballsy crime
    Judge Approves Triplex Arrest for Marc DreierThe lawyer’s move back home comes with a lot of restrictions — but you can still call him!
  34. the most important people in the world
    Blogger Who Posted Tila Tequila Picture Gets Cease-and-Desist LetterReally? But isn’t that the whole point of Tila Tequila?
  35. ballsy crimes
    Marc Dreier Breaks Parenting As Well As Federal LawsThe lawyer accused of running a fake hedge fund bribed his son with a $12 million treat.
  36. company town
    Thacher, Proffitt & Wood Closing DoorsAfter 160 years, the subprime-mortgage crisis wipes out one of the city’s oldest firms.
  37. the greatest depression
    Marc Dreier’s Amazing HoaxA Park Avenue lawyer is accused of swindling hedge funds out of millions.
  38. instant politics
    Matt Bai and Patricia J. Williams Argue Over Religion in Government and Homeowners’ Role in the Financial Crisis’New York Times Magazine’ writer Matt Bai and ‘The Nation’ columnist Patricia J. Williams argue over what an Obama presidency might mean for the judiciary and abortion, the current role of religion in government, and whether homeowners aren’t partly to blame for the financial crisis.
  39. instant politics
    Dahlia Lithwick and Ayelet Waldman on Michelle Bachmann and Why They’re So Worried About Voter SuppressionToday, Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick and author Ayelet Waldman discuss Michelle Bachmann’s anti-Obama blunder, the discouraging fight against incipient voter suppression, and George W. Bush’s one enduring, “raging success.”
  40. opportunities
    Bedbug Law Emerges As Hot New Field in Vermin-Infested New YorkIn the criminal justice system, bloodsucking is considered especially heinous.
  41. Susan Molinari to Join Bracewell & GiulianiThe former Staten Island representative will be helping Rudy’s firm on government affairs.
  42. the take
    Fire Up Your Silk Screen: Mickey Mouse Might Be in the Public DomainDisney, of course, doesn’t think this is nearly as hilarious as we do.
  43. company town
    Horizon Strategy’s John Devaney Says He Is ‘Bleeding, Personally’ After Loss of Hedge FundClearly, he doesn’t know Daily Intel’s golden rule. That and more, in our daily roundup of need-to-know news from the fields of finance, media, law, and real estate.
  44. in other news
    Spin-Class Shouter Will Not Be SilencedStuart Sugarman continues his fight against “spin rage.”
  45. in other news
    Did Paris Hilton’s PR Firm Give Lawyer the Tabloid Treatment?Fired intellectual-property lawyer Jeremy Pitcock claims his ex-employer’s flashy PR firm made a little “inappropriate behavior” charge sound like he was caught driving a hooker around backward in a car seat, or something.
  46. white men with money
    Melvyn Weiss Heads to Club FedWhich is maybe not as plush as we thought!
  47. company town
    ‘Playboy’ Profits: Going Down?Plus, ‘02138’ graduates to a new publisher, Bush goes online, and Skadden makes big bucks — all in our daily industry roundup.
  48. company town
    Murdoch Won’t Go Any Higher on ‘Newsday’ BidAlso, Microsoft gives up on Yahoo, Berkshire Hathaway’s profits tank briefly, and Buzz Bissinger apologizes to Will Leitch, all in our daily industry roundup.
  49. in other news
    Bloomberg, Baby, You’ve Got a Real Problem on Your HandsA slew of other women join the class-action suit against Bloomberg LP for discrimination of female employees.
  50. the take
    Jerry Springer Not Good Enough for Whiny Law StudentsApparently the talk-show host is not classy enough to address the future document reviewers of our nation’s enormous law firms.
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