Logical Reasonings / 5.19.17

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B. V. relevant to those pursuing a career as a public interest lawyer: DeVos and Trump just dropped a budget proposal that ends the public-service loan forgiveness program. Washington Post

C. The DOJ is taking a very draconian approach to regulations on immigration attorneys. It’s using these regulations to target non-profits that provided representation to those affected by the travel ban. The argument is that these non-profits are providing counsel to people in immigration proceedings without committing to full representation, violating the rules. The Nation

D. Anthony Weiner had a tough day in court. He pled guilty to sexting with an under-aged teen and, probably unrelated, his estranged wife filed for divorce. LA Times

E. WaPo just reported that now the investigation into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign is probing an unidentified “senior white house official” as a significant person of interest. And the weekend-long speculation as to who that official is shall begin. Washington Post

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