Logical Reasonings / 8.21.17

A. Don’t forget to RSVP to the two webinars we’re hosting on August 30th. The first, from noon to 1 pm PDT will be an overview of the LSAT, and the second, from 6 to 7 PDT, will address law school admissions. Attendees will receive a $300 discount on a live Blueprint classroom course or $100 discount on the first month of an online course subscription. Blueprint LSAT

B. And for our Southern California pals, we’ll be hosting an event all about law school admissions and the LSAT at Southwestern Law School on Saturday, September 9th from 4 to 6 pm. Parking is free and all attendees get $400 off a Blueprint course and a fee waiver to apply to Southwestern. RSVP here. Southwestern Law

C. So RSVP! Planning ahead is important. For instance, if you didn’t see the eclipse today, you’ll have to wait until 2024 to see another one. LA Times

D. And if you don’t plan ahead, you might blow your entire budget, just like the Secret Service. USA Today

E. Finally, a criticism of the LSAT’s predictive value received a rebuttal. Ironically, these two articles would together make quite the antithesis passage on the LSAT itself. National Jurist

Logical Reasonings / 8.18.17

A. Don’t forget to RSVP to the two webinars on the LSAT and law school admissions process on August 30th. Knowledge is power, and the $300 discount on a live Blueprint classroom course or $100 discount on the first month of an online course subscription that you’ll receive is purchasing power. Blueprint LSAT

B. A task force on lawyer well being, which was formed in response to a study that found 40% of law students felt they need mental health help, offered some recommendations on how law schools can create a better culture for stressed out or depressed students. Law.com

C. A case study of the murky waters of legal ethics: should Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch speak to a conservative groups at Trump International Hotel, two weeks before hearing the case on the Trump travel ban? Experts are divided. NY Times

D. The ACLU, which has defended the speech rights of Neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan in the past, will no longer defend the speech of groups protesting with firearms. Wall Street Journal

E. Finally, Steve Bannon, whose very face is the definitive rebuttal to the white nationalist impulses he kindles, has been removed from his position as a White House strategist. This weekend, let’s all celebrate good news where we can find it. Washington Post

Logical Reasonings / 8.17.17

A. We’re putting on a show–two webinars on the LSAT and law school admissions process on August 30th, to be exact. RSVP now to reserve your digital seat, and to receive $300 off a live Blueprint classroom course or $100 off the first month of an online course subscription. Blueprint LSAT

B. After yesterday’s story about the 18-year old 1L, here’s a toddler that’s ready to take him on. KMOV

C. A novel idea from a law professor: law schools should have to maintain a threshold employment level to keep their accreditation. ABA Journal

D. With TV big shot Shonda Rhimes’ move to Netflix, are we in store for the first bingeable law show? Above the Law

E. Maybe you’re having a hard day hitting the books for the September exam. Maybe one of the many other reasons to be bummed right has got you down? Maybe a quick, incredibly juvenile laugh, can help. MLB