Logical Reasonings / 5.22.17

A. There are still spots available for the two webinars we’re putting on from 12-1 pm PST and 6-7 pm PST on Wednesday, May 31! Attend from the comfort of your own home, though the event will be black tie only (JK—wear your jammies for all we care!). By attending, you’ll receive a $300 discount on our live, in-person class and $75 off the first month of our online course subscription. Just register at the link immediately following this exclamation point! Blueprint LSAT

B. There are so many amendments in the Constitution of the United States of America, but former national security advisory Michael Flynn can only choose one in response to a Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena. So he chose the Fifth. One, two, three, Flynn, fifth. Washington Post

C. North Carolina has gotten it left, right, and center from the Supreme Court lately. First, SCOTUS effectively struck down a restrictive voter ID law in North Carolina after refusing to hear the state’s appeal. And today it struck down two North Carolina congressional districts because the state’s lawmakers relied on race when drawing them. I don’t know, maybe don’t pass racist laws, North Carolina? NY Times

D. The Supreme Court also made a pretty boring ruling today about “forum shopping” in patent cases. But the decision has pretty big implications for “patent trolls,” who apparently love make major corporations defend themselves in East Texas, of all places. Reuters

E. A blind man is bringing a lawsuit against LSAC, arguing that the LSAT, specifically the logic games portion, discriminates against people with visual impairment. NPR

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