In Non-Bonus News — See Also

- In Non-Bonus News — See Also

FIRST, LET’S START WITH A BONUS STORY: Apparently if your firm stupidly followed to $180K, there’s a chance it’ll take that out of your bonuses. Here’s the miserly quote.

THERE’S NOTHING AS NON-NEWS AS A KARDASHIAN STORY: Kim Kardashian did something. Or cares about something. Or something. Read some Kardashian news here.

I ONCE DID AN INTERVIEW WITH JOHN GIRSHAM WHERE HE EXPLAINED THAT HE THOUGHT THERE WAS A PRINCETON LAW SCHOOL: Then wrote a book where the guy went to Princeton Law School, then was informed of his error, then decided to leave it since it was fiction anyway. Point is, I agree that Princeton Law School would rank in the top-20 of any law school ranking based on “reputation,” because that’s how people think. Mark Herrmann explains.

YOU ARE ALL COMPLICIT: Well, at least you are all looking up what the word means. Complicit is the word of the year.

IN ACTUALLY IMPORTANT NEWS: This fight over the Consumer Financial Protection Board is real, and really interesting, and would be “fun” if it wasn’t fundamentally about Trump killing off an entire organization so that his business friends can more easily defraud the American people. Joe Patrice explains.


Elie Mystal is the Executive Editor of Above the Law and the Legal Editor for More Perfect. He can be reached @ElieNYC on Twitter, or at elie@abovethelaw.com. He will resist.

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