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3+3 Program = Successful Lawyer — 1 Year of School

What if you could spend one fewer year to get a law degree? Sounds tempting, doesn’t it? That’s the lure of 3+3 programs, which let you finish a BA or BS and a JD in a total of six years.

As with many things in law school admissions, it’s worth looking at this from the law school’s perspective. The appeal to applicants is obvious. But law schools don’t do many things just to be nice. What’s in it for them?

Logical Reasonings / 10.24.16

A. Interested in specializing in Music Law after law school? Here are the schools that teach you how to do it. Billboard Magazine

B. The American Bar Association appears poised to tighten the standard for bar passage rate, which might lead to some lower tier schools losing their accreditations. Wall Street Journal

C. The New York Times has catalogued everyone and everything Donald Trump has insulted on Twitter. It’s basically War and Peace in increments of 140 characters or less. Talking Points Memo

D. Did you miss Elon Musk’s Reddit AMA? Here’s the scoop. Fortune

E. Grim news as a tour bus rams into a semi leaving 13 dead and more than 30 injured. CNN

Logical Reasonings / 10.21.16

A. No, you’re not crazy. The Internet did indeed go haywire today. Wired

B. Well, this is creepy. A man was caught trying to record people in a restroom at UCONN Law Shool. WFSB

C. Considering Arizona Summit Law School? Well, if you want to pass the bar exam, maybe you should consider other options. Above the Law

D. The seemingly inevitable crackup of The Republican Party has apparently begun. Townhall

E. The latest on Brangelexit? Brad isn’t responding to Angelina’s divorce petition. New York Magazine

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