Category Archive: Logical Reasonings

Logical Reasonings / 2.17.17

A. Just try and find someone that Charlotte School of Law hasn’t cheesed off. Above the Law

B. To be clear, The White House has denied this, but it’s been reported that Trump is considering calling up the National Guard to round up people for deportation. Huffington Post

C. Trump’s EPA pick has been ordered by a federal judge to release thousands of pages of documents from his time as Oklahoma Attorney General. Elizabeth Warren is pleased. Mic

D. Florida Man is at it again. Think explosives meets insider trading of a sort. Weird. Even for Florida Man. The Chicago Tribune

E. Mike “Lock-her-up” Flynn seems to have run afoul of the law on numerous fronts. The Hill

Logical Reasonings / 2.16.17

A. After seeing the nomination for Labor Secretary of a fast food mogul go down in flames, we now have a law school professor nominee. Above the Law

B. Is Trump making law school great again? Quartz

C. Here comes the Snap IPO. Do you think the company is worth $18 billion? More? Less? Forbes

D. Milo Yiannopolous brings controversy wherever he goes, first Berkeley, and now Real Time with Bill Maher. Washington Times

E. Trump’s policy on inner city problems falls into two categories: I’ve got a black friend, and I’ve got to find someone with a black friend. The Week

Logical Reasonings / 2.15.17

A. OMG, the first black bachelorette is a graduate of Marquette Law School. Journal-Sentinel

B. Federal immigration agents have, for the first time, arrested a so-called “Dreamer,” an immigrant brought here as a child and who received protected status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals executive order signed by Barack Obama and still ostensibly on the books. Salon

C. Kim Jong Nam, brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, was murdered in a Malaysian airport. CNN

D. Did you catch all the Pokemon (or whatever the hell it is you do)? Good news. More Pokemon are on their way. Forbes

E. Oprah Winfrey has released a 1990 tape of the ex-wife of Andrew Puzder, Donald Trump’s nominee for Labor Secretary, alleging years of physical and verbal abuse. Politico

Logical Reasonings / 2.14.17

A. The Dean of Harvard Law School reaaaallly doesn’t like Donald Trump. The Harvard Crimson

B. Is your boo a goth chick? It’s not too late to get this for V-Day. Vancaro

C. And for those of us who are celebrating anti-Valentine’s Day, here are quotes to reinforce your determination to stay single, i.e. to assuage your broken heart. IB Times

D. So, apparently monstrous tendencies are hereditary in the Sandusky family. ESPN

E. People are wondering whether Adele’s Grammy win over Queen Bey is racism. CNN

Logical Reasonings / 2.13.17

A. Rumor is one law school has seen applications double this year over last year. Is law school back? Above the Law

B. Waitlisted? Maybe a letter of continued interest? Maybe an additional letter of recommendation? US News & World Report

C. A public interest group and two private firms have sued to regain voting rights for black citizens in rural areas. USA Today

D. Rumor has it that immortal zombie presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton will be back in 2020. STOP. Huffington Post

E. KKK leader murdered, wife and son arrested on suspicion of being the culprits. Can’t we just call it even? ABC News

Logical Reasonings / 2.10.17

A. Someone actually wrote a novel satirizing the obsession of law school deans with rankings. Read it. Above the Law

B. Constitutional Law phenom and UCI Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky explains why the unanimous 9th Cir. ruling on the immigration ban was such a devastating smack down of Pres. Trump. Los Angeles Times

C. Her come the Grammy’s! ET

D. Plenty of omens littering the night sky this evening. Space

E. Not sure if this is adorable or super creepy. Bored Panda

Logical Reasonings / 2.9.17

A. The dean of Syracuse University Law School has a fascinating, topsy-turvy life story. Syracuse U

B. The Charlotte Law School crisis has made it all the way into the pages of the venerable NY Times. The New York Times

C. When you’re POTUS, you tweet the messenger. NPR

D. How much would you pay for the iPhone 8? BGR

E. The worst show on Netflix has been renewed for another season. The Hollywood Reporter

Logical Reasonings / 2.8.17

A. Looks like opposing the Trump agenda has paid off for one law school. The College Fix

B. Now Charlotte Law School alumni are getting in the mix, and not on the school’s side. Above the Law

C. Senate Republicans gave Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren the hook when she read a letter from Coretta Scott King in opposition to the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General. CNN

D. Did you see the Bernie Sanders/Ted Cruz debate last night? Awesome. Politico

E. Some of you know that Richard Hatch appeared in both iterations of Battlestar Galactica. You’ll be sad to know that he’s left this planet, and not in a spaceship. Fox

Logical Reasonings / 2.7.17

A. So now white supremacists feel emboldened to spread hate throughout the hallways of law schools. Great. Above the Law

B. Looks like the ABA may not tighten bar passage standards for accredited schools after all. ABA Journal

C. Oral arguments on the temporary restraining order that’s currently halting Pres. Trump’s immigration ban begin at 6 pm ET. Here’s what you need to know. CNN

D. And for a little context — Lord could we use some context these days! — here’s the history of some other earth shaking executive orders. Time

E. Sen. Al Franken is not happy that a woman who apparently knows nothing about education is the Secretary of Education. The Week

Logical Reasonings / 2.6.17

A. Know what helps with law school? Having a kid. So says the Notorious RBG. NY Mag

B. Sure seems like Tiffany Trump is going to law school. Above the Law

C. Here’s an argument that the Trump travel ban should survive the mounting legal challenges. Law Newz

D. Okay, so… what happened last night?? ESPN

E. OMG, Melissa McCarthy’s Sean Spencer act was outrageous. The Los Angeles Times