Logical Reasonings / 9.20.17

A. Above the Law gives presumably nervous and stressed 1L’s some tough advice: In addition to learning all this crazy stuff about the law, you have to start finding your career ASAP. Above the Law

B. Good news for those 1Ls though: the demand for in-house attorneys is apparently on the upswing. Law.com

C. Mueller’s request for documents relating to Trump’s actions in the White House is the strongest signal yet that the special investigation encompasses the White House. NY Times

D. But … could White House counsel assert attorney-client privilege? Reuters

E. Finally, how to best send aid to our neighbors to the south following the earthquake in Mexico. Bustle

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Last Round of Fall Classes Start This Saturday!

Visualize next year, around this time. Do you see yourself starting law school? If so, the December LSAT is your last chance for many law schools. If you want to prepare for the December LSAT, Blueprint’s last round of classes for the fall starts this weekend. It’s time to get started or wait another year.

The classes starting this weekend all have their first session this Saturday, 9/23.

Logical Reasonings / 9.19.17

A. Signs of progress, but still a long way to go: Women now make up a third of all equity partners in Big Law firms. ABA Journal

B. The American Bar Association, which represents all of the lawyers, filed a friend of the court brief asking the Supreme Court to invalidate Trump’s travel ban. American Bar Association

C. A former federal prosecutor explains Mueller’s aggressive investigations against Paul Manafort. Vox

D. The USD Law professor who wrote an anti-tolerance op-ed continues to get lambasted by his own students. Above the Law

E. In a partnership no one saw coming, the Washington Post collaborated with Rap Genius to give you an annotated version of Trump’s bellicose speech to the UN General Assembly. Washington Post

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From the Vault: Your Path to Becoming an LSAT Jedi Begins Practice Exam 1

Because many Blueprint classes started last weekend — which means that many Blueprint students just took Practice Exam 1 — we’re running an old post about what you should take away from that potentially demoralizing experience. If you just took that exam, and need a little pick me up, take this advice from former Blueprint instructor and Columbia Law alum Philip Mayer …