119 posts categorized "Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers"

David Boies Lets Loose About That New York Times Article

Boies tells me what he really thinks about the latest assault on his reputation. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:36 PM on December 8, 2019 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

So Sorry Don McGahn!

Compared to the current White House Counsel, Don McGahn was the model of probity. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:08 AM on October 24, 2019 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (0)

The Judge Didn't Seem Impressed by Dershowitz's Arguments

If Judge Preska's use of sarcasm is any indication, I’d say that the Dershowitz team should be sweating. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:23 PM on September 26, 2019 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Judge to Jeffrey Epstein's Victims: Too Bad, So Sad

He giveth, and he taketh away. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:09 PM on September 19, 2019 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Why Is David Boies Bothering to Sue Alan Dershowitz?

I thought my Dershowitz tour of duty was over. Alas, I was mistaken. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:15 PM on July 31, 2019 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (1)

David Boies Is Not Done with Jeffrey Epstein

First, let's talk about that elephant in the room. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:49 AM on July 29, 2019 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Sexual Harassment and the Wisdom of Mike Pence

You put men and women together without their spousal chaperones, add a dash of alcohol, and voila! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:25 PM on May 30, 2019 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

The Latest Report on Bullying and Harassment

In the largest-ever global survey of lawyers on on bullying and harassment, there's little good news for women. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:27 PM on May 29, 2019 in Diversity, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Joe Biden Is Indeed Everyman—and That's the Problem

This is why I'm still not convinced that Biden gets it. But maybe it doesn't matter anyway. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:54 PM on April 29, 2019 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (1)

Amnesty for All You Joe Bidens Out There!

Why are we bothering to make Biden into some kind of icon of odious male behavior? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:13 PM on April 12, 2019 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

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