Category Archive: Logical Reasonings

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

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

Logical Reasonings / 1.11.17

A. Here’s a little advice for undergrads who want to make sure they’ve got a solid plan for getting into law school. US News & World Report

B. Turns out going to a failing law school can result in a successful acting career. In Ireland. Twenty years ago. If you’re Cilian Murphy. Irish Central

C. Charlotte Law School is forging ahead, helping students get further indebted this spring. Woohoo. ABA Journal

D. The top five Billy Joel songs according to a guy who knows something about Billy Joel songs: Billy Joel. Vulture

E. Um, ahhh… haha. Uh. Oh, jeez. Yuck. Medaite

Logical Reasonings / 1.10.17

A. The Academic Dean at Charlotte Law School — which we will refer to as Charlotte “Law School” henceforth — has been forced out. She’ll probably be replaced by a Big Mac or a dustpan or something. The Charlotte Observer

B. People are taking action against sites like Breitbart News by taking screenshots of ads next to offensive content and posting them on social media, an attempt to shame advertisers into withholding ad dollars from the site. The latest example? UC Hastings School of Law. Above the Law

C. Fox News has settled a lawsuit with a former anchor who accused Bill O’Reilly of sexual harassment. New York Daily News

D. Trump’s controversial pick for Attorney General is being grilled in a confirmation hearing today. Politico

E. Does the battery on your new MacBook Pro run out of juice in the blink of an eye. Consumer Reports is on the case. Mac Rumors

Logical Reasonings / 1.9.17

A. The administration of Charlotte Law School is just the worst. The worst! Above the Law

B. Got your little lawyery heart set on a judicial clerkship? These schools ought to be on your radar. US News & World Report

C. What on earth? Chipotle used this a photo of a woman dining at one of their restaurants in 2006 in three restaurants without her permission. She’s suing. Sounds reasonable, right? She’s asking for over $2 billion. Get a life, lady! Eater

D. Meryl Streep lays into Donald Trump at the Golden Globes and — surprise, surprise — Trump has a Twitter freakout about it. CNN

E. Suspects have been arrested in the Paris holdup of Kim Kardashian West late last year. NPR

Logical Reasonings / 1.5.17

A. Something you should know: Blueprint tutoring packages are 20% off this week only! Use promo code TUTORING20 at checkout. Blueprint LSAT

B. Arizona Summit Law School appears to be avoiding the disastrous fate of Charlotte Law School — so far. ABA Journal

C. Erwin Chemerinsky — renowned Constitutional Law scholar and Dean of UC Irvine Law School — issued a written beatdown to University of Oregon Law School. The College Fix

D. Torture live, on Facebook Live. And the criminal charges are coming. USA Today

E. Waiting anxiously for a peek at the Samsung Galaxy S8. Well, wait no longer! BGR

Logical Reasonings / 1.4.17

A. Hey! Blueprint tutoring packages are 20% off this week only! Use promo code TUTORING20 at checkout. Blueprint LSAT

B. Not sure just how many law professors there are in this country, but a whole dang bunch of them really don’t want Jefferson Beauregard Sessions to be the next Attorney General. Newsmax

C. The dean of some cruddy little law school we’ve never heard of… which one was it? Um, Har Vard? Sounds Dutch. Or is it Harvard? Whatevs, the dean is out the door. Sayonara, future-lawyer suckers! The Boston Globe

D. “Repeal and Replace” is now apparently “Repeal and BRB.” The Huffington Post

E. Kimye is not over. THE DREAM IS NOT OVER! The Merc

Logical Reasonings / 1.3.17

A. Didja know? Blueprint tutoring packages are 20% off this week only! Use promo code TUTORING20 at checkout. Blueprint LSAT

B. Thinkin’ law school in 2018? USNWR has some advice for you. US News & World Report

C. Charlotte Law School students take a page from Mortal Kombat — FINISH HIM! Above the Law

D. So, #draintheswamp? Or pump massive amounts of sewage into it? We’re confused. CNN

E. The parents of a little girl who died in a car accident are suing Apple. Why? The driver of the other car was using Facetime at the time of the accident. Forbes

Logical Reasonings / 12.30.16

A. The top legal stories of 2016, many of which involve stories we’ve written about here at MSS this year. The National Law Journal

B. The first lawsuit has been filed by a victim’s family in the Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse club disaster. Rolling Stone

C. Mylan, the rapacious corporation that jacked up the price of life saving medicine 500%, is being sued. USA Today

D. Brangelexit proceeds apace, and all of us are going to be on the therapist’s couch over it when we grow up. Inquisitr

E. This thing might take you to Mars soon to save you from the Apocalyptic hellscape it’s sure to be very soon. The Daily Breeze