Logical Reasonings / 1.17.17

A. Don’t forget to RSVP right now for Diversity Day at Southwestern Law School. Blueprint LSAT

B. Not sure how many future Rhode Island lawyers are reading this post, but we figured we’d throw this opportunity out there anyway. Patch

C. A student at University of Oregon School of Law has sued the school in federal court for failing to accommodate his disability and subsequently branding him a threat for Facebook posts about it. The Register Guard

D. A former Apprentice contest has sued the president-elect for defamation after he branded her a liar for accusing him of sexual assault. Here we go, folks! The Daily Beast

E. The often call meth “ice,” so of course Elsa from Frozen is in handcuffs for it. Radio Times


The Greatest Lawyer Movies of All Time: To Kill A Mockingbird

As America bids farewell to its own real-life Atticus Finch, I thought it would be a good time to watch #1 on the ABA’s List of the 25 Greatest Legal Movies, the legendary…

To Kill a Mockingbird
1962 dir. Robert Mulligan

The world is a confusing place for a child. Our moral instruction – to the extent that we get any – is a thicket of contradictions.

Logical Reasonings / 1.13.17

A. Some law schools shouldn’t be in business, but we need to figure out how to get to the right number in an equitable and efficient way. Forbes

B. Some are taking the downward spiral of Charlotte Law School as a good reason to open a law school at UNC Charlotte. Um, let’s not get ahead of ourselves here. The Charlotte Observer

C. An antitrust lawsuit brought by the feds against Apple is back on. Reuters

D. Paul Ryan claims replace will accompany repeal onto the floor of the House. Still no idea what replace looks like. CNN

E. Here comes the (throws up in mouth a little) “soft sensuality” inauguration. Politico

Logical Reasonings / 1.12.17

A. The Dept. of Education is not pleased with the debt-to-income ratio of these five law schools. Three of them are run by the same for-profit company. ABA Journal

B. We told you yesterday about how Charlotte School of Law was still handing out loans to students, in spite of its massive trouble. Now here’s a story about how it might be going out of business. Ethical issues, anyone? The Charlotte Observer

C. C-ya, Obamacare. NBC News

D. Looks like Apple is taking a cue from Netflix, Amazon, and pretty much errbody else these days. CNBC

E. Joseph Fiennes is playing Michael Jackson in a made-for-TV movie. Screenshots are soooooooo creepy. Us