Logical Reasonings / 6.20.18

A. If you make your career decisions based entirely on “prestige,” here are the 100 most prestigious law firms, according to Vault. Vault

B. Thomas M. Cooley law school — considered to be one of the worst law schools in the nation, and perhaps not coincidentally the school that gave Michael Cohen his J.D. — published its own law school rankings, proclaimed itself the second-best law school in the nation, and then advertised that illustrious ranking at a minor league baseball game. Above the Law

C. Today in They Don’t Teach You This in Your Professional Ethics Class: Don’t refer to your ex-client as a member of an “angry feminist cabal.” Legal Profession Blog

D. Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown is suing the Milwaukee Police Department after he was violently arrested over a parking violation in January; body cam footage from the arresting officers does not suggest that Brown posed a threat, and a Facebook post by one of the officers suggest the officer had a thing for arresting NBA players for parking violations. Deadspin

E. Canada became way more ~chill~ today. CNN

Logical Reasonings / 6.19.18

A. Just a reminder: today’s the deadline for those registered for the July LSAT to change their test date, location, or withdraw for a partial (some would say paltry) refund. LSAC

B. Next year, the January, March, and July LSATs will be “nondisclosed,” while the June, September, and November tests will be disclosed. @DaveKilloran

C. 75 former U.S. Attorneys from both sides of the aisle condemned Jeff Session and his “Zero Tolerance” policy of separating children from their asylum-seeking parents. Huffington Post

D. And over 10,000 Lawyer Moms did the same, and are planning a Day of Action to protest the family separation policy. Above the Law

E. Some Tuesday #inspiration: This septuagenarian just passed the Texas bar exam and is now racking up pro bono hours. Law.com

Logical Reasonings / 6.18.18

A. Tomorrow is the deadline for July LSAT takers to change their test date or location, or withdraw for a partial refund. LSAC

B. If you combine registration for the June and July 2018 exams, there’s been a 36% increase in test takers over the June 2017 exam. @Official_LSAT

C. Bankruptcy judges are becoming a little more forgiving in canceling student loans. Wall Street Journal

D. Bermuda attorney Marc Davis got some good publicity when a video of him helping his daughter at her ballet recital went viral. ABA Journal

E. The Supreme Court punted on partisan gerrymandering today, failing to reach the merits on either case it decided today. CNN