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National trial lawyers group deletes 'trial lawyers' from name
AP via OregonLive ^ | 7/19/06 | staff

Posted on 07/20/2006 2:45:41 PM PDT by pissant

SEATTLE (AP) — The Association of Trial Lawyers of America voted during its convention this week to change its name to the American Association for Justice.

Spokeswoman Chris Mather said there was overwhelming support for the change, and that the new name "reflects whose side we're on in the fight for justice."

The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, a critic of the trial lawyers group, called it "an astounding admission of the unpopularity of trial lawyers in America."

The 60-year-old association has 65,000 members.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: ambulancechasers; barratry; dirtbags; dung; filth; greedybastards; lyingwhores; pirates; pondscum; scum; sharks; snakes; vultures; weasels; whores
A man went to a brain store to get some brain to complete a study. He sees a sign remarking on the quality of professional brain offerred at this particular brain store. He begins to question the butcher about the cost of these brains.

"How much does it cost for engineer brain?"

"Three dollars an ounce."

"How much does it cost for programmer brain?"

"Four dollars an ounce."

"How much for lawyer brain?"

"$1,000 an ounce."

"Why is lawyer brain so much more?"

"Do you know how many lawyers we had to kill to get one ounce of brain?"

1 posted on 07/20/2006 2:45:43 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Trial lawyers like unions are the worst.

They changed their name to market themselves and hide who they are better.


2 posted on 07/20/2006 2:47:51 PM PDT by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: pissant

It follows - liberals lie and call themselves "progressives"
so tort scum can lie and associate their name with the word "justice"


3 posted on 07/20/2006 2:49:24 PM PDT by xcamel (Press to Test, Release to Detonate)
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To: pissant
National trial lawyers group deletes 'trial lawyers' from name

Well, clearly they did NOT do so, because if they did, they'd go from being the Association of Trial Lawyers of America to just the Association of America.
4 posted on 07/20/2006 2:49:29 PM PDT by Xenalyte (Anything is possible when you don't understand how anything happens.)
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To: A CA Guy

And they have zilch to do with "justice". They should be the NABSL.

BSL = Blood Sucking Leeches


5 posted on 07/20/2006 2:49:47 PM PDT by pissant
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To: xcamel

Exactly.


6 posted on 07/20/2006 2:50:53 PM PDT by pissant
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To: Xenalyte

They shouldn't be allowed to call themselves Americans.


7 posted on 07/20/2006 2:51:24 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant
Lawyers have little to do with justice, they just play and benefit from the system.
8 posted on 07/20/2006 2:51:47 PM PDT by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: A CA Guy

"They changed their name to market themselves and hide who they are better."

Kind of like liberals calling themselves progessives. The old term became a deservedly negative word and they had to come up with something different.


9 posted on 07/20/2006 2:51:51 PM PDT by SeanOGuano
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To: SeanOGuano

progressive/liberal/socialist/communist


10 posted on 07/20/2006 2:52:53 PM PDT by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: A CA Guy

very few words have as negative a connotation as lawyer.


11 posted on 07/20/2006 2:53:36 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

True . . . true.


12 posted on 07/20/2006 2:55:39 PM PDT by Xenalyte (Anything is possible when you don't understand how anything happens.)
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To: pissant
In other news, the Gambino Crime Family of the Mafia has changed its name the Friends of Deeply Discounted Merchandise!

The truth be told, you always get a much better deal from the Mob than you do from ATLA, or whatver B.S. name they are going to call it.

13 posted on 07/20/2006 2:57:27 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (No program, no ideas, no clue: The democrats!)
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To: pissant
very few words have as negative a connotation as lawyer.

HILLARY!

14 posted on 07/20/2006 2:59:29 PM PDT by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: A CA Guy
Pinchy...


15 posted on 07/20/2006 3:01:17 PM PDT by pissant
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To: FormerACLUmember

They are as respected as NAMBLA


16 posted on 07/20/2006 3:02:22 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Was that the gay love child of the gay man Richard Simmons?


17 posted on 07/20/2006 3:03:42 PM PDT by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: pissant

A man walked into a curio shop and began to
browse. He was attracted to a brass rat on a
shelf behind the counter. He asked the shopkeeper
for a price, and was told to make an offer.

Presently they agreed on a price, and the brass
rat changed hands. The shopkeeper warned the
customer as he took the money, 'This sale is
final. If you leave the shop with the brass rat,
I won't take it back under any circumstances.'

The customer agreed and left with the rat. As he
walked home, he noticed that a live rat came
scurrying out of an alley and began to follow
him. Soon there were more, all following him and
milling bout his feet. The man began to run, but
the rats kept up, and more joined the procession.
After a few minutes, thousands of rats were
chasing after the man. The man ran frantically
for the river, and threw the brass rat into the
water. The live rats followed the brass rat, and
soon all had drowned. The man returned to the
curio shop, and on seeing him enter, the
shopkeeper shouted, 'I told you, the sale was
final! You cannot return the brass rat!'

The customer replied, 'That's no problem. I just
wondered if you had a brass lawyer in stock.'


18 posted on 07/20/2006 3:04:32 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (No program, no ideas, no clue: The democrats!)
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To: A CA Guy

Pinchy Sulzberger runs the NY Times. I think his "Partner" is Richard Simmons, and Simmons is the "man" in the relationship.


19 posted on 07/20/2006 3:05:19 PM PDT by pissant
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To: FormerACLUmember

LOL


20 posted on 07/20/2006 3:06:21 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Just as long as they don't call themselves the Justice League of America.


21 posted on 07/20/2006 3:08:11 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: pissant

American Association for Justice - pigs buying lipstick by the boxcar load are still pigs.


22 posted on 07/20/2006 3:13:10 PM PDT by hometoroost (TSA = Thousands Standing Around)
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To: pissant
"Do you know how many lawyers we had to kill to get one ounce of brain?"

I believe that lawyers tend to be very intelligent.In fact,it's their intelligence combined with their *amorality* that makes them so dangerous and odious.

23 posted on 07/20/2006 3:20:14 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative
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To: Gay State Conservative
Apparently, this woman passed the bar...


24 posted on 07/20/2006 3:25:32 PM PDT by bannie (HILLARY: Not all perversions are sexual.)
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To: bannie
Apparently, this woman passed the bar...

Well,I'm not saying that *all* lawyers are intelligent.I think I recall having read a few years back a story about a lawyer who couldn't define the word "is".

25 posted on 07/20/2006 3:34:19 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative
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To: Gay State Conservative
...snicker...but I think that lawyer got DISbarred!

:-)

26 posted on 07/20/2006 3:35:59 PM PDT by bannie (HILLARY: Not all perversions are sexual.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
...snicker...but I think that lawyer got DISbarred!

:-)

27 posted on 07/20/2006 3:36:03 PM PDT by bannie (HILLARY: Not all perversions are sexual.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

twice? Well, maybe not twice.


28 posted on 07/20/2006 3:36:51 PM PDT by bannie (HILLARY: Not all perversions are sexual.)
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To: A CA Guy

"They changed their name to market themselves and hide who they are better."

Yeah, and their new name just sounds like a front for the communist party.


29 posted on 07/20/2006 3:38:47 PM PDT by Let's Roll ( "Congressmen who ... undermine the military ... should be arrested, exiled or hanged" - A. Lincoln)
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To: bannie
Apparently, this woman passed the bar...

The dessert bar. Twice.

30 posted on 07/20/2006 4:04:30 PM PDT by ikka
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The dessert bar. Twice.

hahaha! I can't say anything: I've passed that bar, myself! ;-)

31 posted on 07/20/2006 4:30:18 PM PDT by bannie (HILLARY: Not all perversions are sexual.)
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