Category Archive: Logical Reasonings

Logical Reasonings / 9.7.17

A. We’re celebrating the 11-point increase our students average with an 11-point discount. Save 11% on a Blueprint classroom course by entering promo code PLUS11 at checkout. Blueprint LSAT

B. Or, if you’re in Los Angeles this weekend and want to get some info on the LSAT and our classroom course, attend Saturday’s event at Southwestern Law School. By attending, you’ll get a $400 discount on our classroom course. RSVP right here. Southwestern Law

C. Alternatively, you can still learn about the LSAT, our classroom course, and the law school admissions process to boot if you attend one of the two webinars we’re putting on next Tuesday, September 12th. Attend either and you’ll get a $300 discount on the in-class Blueprint course or a $75 discount on the first month of an online subscription course. Gah, so many discounts. Blueprint LSAT

D. The NFL season is starting tonight, and what’s an NFL season without a prolonged legal battle that will decide a player’s (and, less importantly, fantasy football owners’) fate? And what could be more NFL than both sides of the battle being, let’s say, less than sympathetic? America’s sport! Sports Illustrated

E. Another legal battle is brewing, but this one with little gray area: Fifteen states and D.C. have sued the Trump administration, alleging that its decision to end the DACA program violates the due process rights of the young immigrants and was unconstitutionally motivated by racial animus. NPR

Logical Reasonings / 9.6.17

A. To our SoCal buds who prefer free food, prizes, info on the LSAT and law school admissions, and $400 discounts to Blueprint’s LSAT course to stifling heat: RSVP to Saturday’s event at Southwestern Law School. Southwestern Law

B. If you’re not in Los Angeles — or if you’d prefer to not leave your home — but still want some sweet discount action: RSVP and attend one (or both!) of the two webinars we’re putting on next Tuesday, September 12th and you’ll get a $300 discount on the in-class Blueprint course or a $75 discount on the first month of an online subscription course. Blueprint LSAT

C. Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California system, discusses what the UC law schools are doing to develop a new wave of public interest lawyers to battle this administration’s end to programs like DACA. Washington Post

D. One of the largest law firms in the world, Latham & Watkins, is representing Equality California and seven transgender service members in a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s military transgender ban … LGBT Weekly

E. … And this probably bad news for the federal government, which is taking L after L defending its policies the Supreme Court. Empirical SCOTUS

Logical Reasonings / 9.5.17

A. If you’re in Los Angeles this weekend and like food, raffles, great information on the LSAT and law school admissions, mingling, free parking, $400 discounts on in-class Blueprint courses, and/or fee waivers to apply to Southwestern Law, you should RSVP to Saturday’s event at Southwestern Law School. Southwestern Law

B. If you’re not in Los Angeles but you still like great information on the LSAT and law school admissions, $300 discounts on in-class Blueprint courses, and/or $75 discounts on the first month of an online course subscription, then reserve your digital space to attend the webinars we’re putting on next Tuesday, September 12th. Blueprint LSAT

C. Here’s the ABA’s response to Trump’s decision to end the DACA program, which, TBH could have brought a little more SMDH. American Bar Association

D. The destruction following Hurricane Harvey has left many Houston tenants in complicated legal circumstances and in need of volunteer legal aid. Houston Chronicle

E. And now comes Irma. Stay safe out there, Florida. Washington Post

Logical Reasonings / 9.1.17

A. This Labor Day weekend, don’t forget to RSVP to our event at Southwestern Law School! We’ll be giving out food, raffles, great info on the LSAT and law school, and a $400 discount on our in-class Blueprint course and a fee waiver to apply to Southwestern Law on Saturday on September 9th. Southwestern Law

B. In the investigation into Trump and Russia, special counsel Eric Mueller brought in the New York attorney general, which is significant because Trump – who, like a child who just learned the word “no,” is obsessed with his newly discovered pardon power – cannot pardon those convicted of state crimes. Politico

C. Mueller’s also looking into the first draft of Trump’s letter regarding the firing of James Comey. Washington Post

D. In international law news, the Kenyan Supreme Court declared the election of sitting President Uhuru Kenyatta unconstitutional, and ordered a new trial. A little odd, since international watchers declared the election fair, but celebrations nonetheless erupted among the supporters of the opposition candidate Raila Odinga. Maybe the Kenyan Supreme Court can help us out over here? CNN

E. Trump was expected to end the DACA program that protected undocumented immigrants who came to America as children today, but at this moment has not. Could the torrent of letters from university presidents have helped? (Probably not). The Atlantic

Logical Reasonings / 8.31.17

A. If you’ll be in Los Angeles next weekend, you should definitely RSVP to the event we’re holding at Southwestern Law School on September 9th. Free food, prizes, great info on the LSAT and law school, and a $400 discount on our in-class Blueprint course and a fee waiver to apply to Southwestern Law await. Southwestern Law

B. If you’re not in LA but would like some sweet discount action, RSVP to the two webinars we’ll be hosting on September 12th. These will cover the LSAT and the law school admissions process, and you’ll score a $300 discount on our in-class course and $75 discount on the first month of an online course that you missed today. Blueprint LSAT

C. California’s bar exam is one step closer to being much easier to pass. Above the Law

D. And current attorneys — who apparently don’t want any hungry, entitled Millennials encroaching on their turf — say California Bar Exam should not be made easier. ABA Journal

E. The New Jersey Law Journal cited our survey about the Trump bump to people pursuing legal careers, so Jodi Teti took back everything bad she’s ever said about the Jersey Shore. New Jersey Law Journal

Logical Reasonings / 8.30.17

A. Did you miss the two webinars we hosted today? Well, we’ll be hosting two more on Tuesday, September 12th, again covering the LSAT and the law school admissions process. There, you’ll be able to get the $300 discount on our in-class course and $75 discount on the first month of an online course that you missed today. Blueprint LSAT

B. SoCal friends: RSVP to our event at Southwestern Law School! We’ll be giving out food, raffles, great info on the LSAT and law school, and a $400 discount on our in-class Blueprint course and a fee waiver to apply to Southwestern Law on Saturday on September 9th. Southwestern Law

C. Law website Vault looked our article about the “Trump bump” that seems to be spurring students to pursue legal careers. Vault

D. As did the dean of Pepperdine Law School. Tax Prof Blog

E. Finally, a Texas high court is going to allow attorneys not admitted to practice in Texas to eschew the state bar and provide legal aid to victims of Hurricane Harvey, which maybe kind of highlights how state bar restrictions are a little silly in the first place? ABA Journal

Logical Reasonings / 8.29.17

A. Today is the last day to RSVP to the two webinars we’ll be hosting tomorrow, August 30th. From noon to 1pm PDT, we’re going to give you a little insight into a standardized test we like to call the LSAT. And later, from 6-7pm PDT, we’re going take you on a magic carpet ride through the law school admissions process. By virtually attending either, you’ll get a $300 discount on our in-class course and $75 discount on the first month of an online course. Blueprint LSAT

B. This goes out to all our heads in Southern California: we’re holding an event at Southwestern Law School on Saturday on September 9th. There will be food, raffles, more information on the LSAT and law school than you’ll know what to do with, and a $400 discount on our in-class Blueprint course and a fee waiver to apply to Southwestern Law. Southwestern Law

C. Sarah Palin’s defamation case against the New York Times was dismissed today, with the federal judge basically saying, “C’mon girl, this is 1L stuff.” NY Times

D. Oregon has just made it easier to practice law there, following in California’s footsteps in lowering the score needed to pass the bar. Daily Emerald

E. And for new 1Ls, here’s a game of law school bingo to help pass the time between learning about Blackacre and the prima facie case for tortious battery. Above the Law

Logical Reasonings / 8.28.17

A. You have a couple of days left to RSVP to the two webinars we’re hosting on Wednesday, August 30th. We’re providing an overview of the LSAT and the law school admissions process, and by attending either you’ll get a $300 discount on our classroom course and $75 discount on the first month of an online course. Blueprint LSAT

B. And for our Southern California friends: we’re holding an event at Southwestern Law School on Saturday on September 9th. At this event you’ll get a ton of insight into the LSAT and law school, free food, and entry into raffles for prizes. And we’ll be giving out a $400 discount on our in-class Blueprint course and a fee waiver to apply to Southwestern Law. Southwestern Law

C. The ACLU has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration on behalf of six transgendered members of the armed forces. ACLU

D. Many people have stepped up in response to the devastating flooding in Houston, including law students at Houston Law. Above the Law

E. And instead of focusing on providing aid those affected by a storm that has left many people injured, destitute, and in need of medical assistance, Trump is defending his decision to pardon a presumed Daily Stormer reader who left many people injured, destitute, and in need of medical assistance. NY Times

Logical Reasonings / 8.25.17

A. There’s still time to RSVP to the two webinars we’ll be hosting next Wednesday, August 30th. From noon to 1 pm PDT we’ll provide an overview of the LSAT, do some sample LSAT problems, maybe even share a few laughs. From 6 to 7 pm PDT, we’ll take you through the law school admissions process, brainstorm some possible personal statement topics, and maybe even self actualize. Oh, and also, by attending either, you’ll get a $300 discount on our in-class course and $75 discount on the first month of an online course. So reserve your spot before it’s too late.Blueprint LSAT

B. And for all the avocado-heads in Southern California: we’re holding an event at Southwestern Law School on Saturday on September 9th. Aside from the knowledge we’ll be dropping on the LSAT and law school, we’ll also be giving out $400 discounts for our in-class Blueprint course and a fee waiver to apply to Southwestern Law. Southwestern Law

C. Take It Sleazy: “Violating a court order, near Winslow, Arizona. Such a bad place to be. And there’s Trump, my Lord, in a flatbed Ford, comin’ down to pardon me. But courts, baby, will say, maybe, the due process clause won’t let you save me.” ABA Journal

D. Zillinois: A Illinois lawsuit–which claimed that the popular real estate site Zillow was engaging in unauthorized appraisals by offering its “Zestimates” of home value–was thrown out today. Apparently the plaintiff did not realize that “Zestimate” is merely a portmanteau of “Zillow” and “estimate,” and estimates are not technically appraisals. Crain’s Chicago Business

E. Oh, Macron: If you thought Trump’s alleged $10,000-a-year in weave upkeep was absurd, wait ’til you get a load of what France’s President does. This weekend, let’s all be as young and vibrant as Macron thinks he looks. NY Times

Logical Reasonings / 8.24.17

A. Check out the two webinars we’ll be hosting next Wednesday, August 30th. The afternoon webinar, which will be held from noon to 1 pm PDT, will cover the ins and outs of the LSAT. The evening webinar, which will be held from 6 to 7 pm PDT, will give you the lowdown on law school admissions. Plus, by attending either, you’ll get a $300 discount on our in-class course and $75 discount on the first month of an online course. So reserve your spot before it’s too late. Blueprint LSAT

B. If you like discounts and learning about the LSAT admissions, but, like Randy Newman, you love LA, we’ll be part of an event at Southwestern Law School on Saturday, September 9th. RSVP and attend, and you’ll get $400 off an in-class Blueprint course and a fee waiver to apply to Southwestern Law. Southwestern Law

C. A discussion between federal judges Richard Posner and Jed Rakoff on activist judges. Slate

D. This Monday, the organic kumquats, bulk black quinoa, and grass-fed bison cuts sold at Whole Foods are going to be cheaper, once Amazon takes the reins. NY Times

E. Stay dry and safe out there, Texas buds. Washington Post