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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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Logical Reasonings / 10.20.16

A. University of North Texas, Dallas has bought the building from which Lee Harvey Oswald assassinated President John F. Kennedy in 1963, planning on housing their law school there. NT Daily

B. Here are the things every law school dean or assistant dean ought to know, as related by a law school professor. Above the Law

C. Here’s a guy who intentionally lets bugs sting him. Worst job ever? Thrillist

D. Facepalm 2016. CNN

E. Aaaaand… after last night’s can’t-shower-enough-to-wash-away-the-trauma presidential debate, what the world needs is a gallery of cute pics of sloths. Bored Panda

Logical Reasonings / 10.19.16

A. Hey, NBD or whatever, but Blueprint showed up in an article in the Atlantic Monthly. The Atlantic

B. UCLA School of Law is offering $100,000 to the winners of a student entrepreneurship challenge. The Daily Bruin

C. It appears that Hillary Clinton’s debate prep has been focused less on policy than it has on psychology. Business Insider

D. Despite seeing his other children, Brad Pitt apparently hasn’t seen his eldest son, Maddox, since his split with Angelina Jolie. Looks like the ugliness isn’t just between mom and dad. AOL

E. Rigged election? Not according to anybody with any actual information on the subject. CNN

Logical Reasonings / 10.18.16

A. Here’s a few pointers on law school application supplemental essays. US News & World Report

B. Law school extracurriculars: good idea, bad idea, or something else entirely? Above the Law

C. The New Horizons spacecraft is headed toward a mysterious, red object. Gizmodo

D. Training cats… impossible, you say? Slate

E. You thought 80’s nostalgia was over with the final episode of Stranger Things, but you were wrong. Tech Crunch

Logical Reasonings / 10.17.16

A. In the ongoing battle over whether the law school previously known as South Texas College of Law may now call itself Houston College of Law, plaintiff Houston University Law School has won a significant early round. Inside Higher Ed

B. Long time Fox News Channel host Shep Smith came out as gay to the Huffington Post, defending Roger Ailes in the process. The Daily Beast

C. President Obama has given the first inkling of what he’ll do with his post-presidency. Talking Points Memo

D. The best subreddit is clearly r/roastme. College Humor

E. Although totally drowned out by election coverage, you ought to know that Iraqi government forces are assaulting Iraq’s second largest city, attempting to dislodge ISIS fighters, with substantial help from US forces. NPR