Archive for March, 2009

Help wanted: Unpaid lawyers (Newsday)

Since Nassau began advertising for the volunteer lawyers, about 50 people - 80 percent of whom had no job - have applied.

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Navy Secretary Nominee Drew Notice Over Divorce (New York Times)

President Obama?s nominee for secretary of the Navy was involved in a divorce that drew attention for his secret taping of a conversation he and his wife had with a priest.

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April Fools’ Issue: LCME: ‘Stop killing people, GW’ (The GW Hatchet)

Last fall, GW’s School of Malpractice and Hazardous Sciences had its accreditation placed on probation by the Losers Creating Medical Expectations. The LCME report, obtained by The GW Buzzkill, makes us sorry we asked.

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THE PATERSON PAY-OFF: TAXES, TORTS & TIMIDITY (New York Post)

* Your editorial on the corrupt bargain between New York and the tort lawyers over medical malpractice reminds me of the French political thinker Alexis de Tocqueville (”Daddy’s Pride and Joy,” PostOpinion, March 25). He wrote more than 150 years…

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Staff infection: Allies rip Palin team (Politico via Yahoo! News)

A seemingly unending series of public relations gaffes has Sarah Palin loyalists frustrated and worried she is diminishing her stature. And they blame an inner circle they say is composed of not-ready-for-primetime players.

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