Logical Reasonings / 10.10.18

A. Hawaii is 6 hours behind Eastern Time, and about 6 months behind law school trends: the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law will accept the GRE this application cycle. Above the Law

B. Law students across the nation are starting a three-day walkout to protest the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, with the stated goal of pressuring lawmakers to impeach the Justice for perjury. The Chronicle of Higher Education

C. Meanwhile, Kavanaugh had his first day at his new job, where he apparently lost a few “face offs” with his new colleges. SCOTUSblog

D. National Jurist ponders whether there will be enough jobs for the uptick in the number of people applying to law school. National Jurist

E. Good news on that front: the legal sector reversed a two-month trend of losing jobs, adding 1,200 jobs in September. ABA Journal

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Taking the LSAT in 2019? You May as Well Take the July Exam

As we noted last week, LSAC has finally revealed details about the testing schedule for next year, including the logistics for how the transition to an electronic test will work. If you’re considering taking the test next year, this is a good time to hammer out exactly what timeline you intend for your test.

Logical Reasonings / 10.8.18

A. Tonight is the absolute last night to register for the November LSAT, or to request accommodations for the November LSAT. You have until 11:59 pm Eastern. LSAC

B. Here are some tips for how a super-motivated, ambitious, type A law student — we know this describes at least some of you — can cope with 1L. Above the Law

C. Maybe you heard … there’s a new Supreme Court Justice. NY Times

D. Not everyone was chugging beers in response to this development, however. Over 160 protestors were arrested following the confirmation on Sunday. Politico

E. Today in They Don’t Teach You This in Your Professional Ethics Class: As a judge, finding the most offensive way possible to point out that time travel doesn’t exist is a bad idea. ABA Journal

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Tonight’s the Deadline to Sign Up for the November 2018 LSAT!

The weather is getting gloomier, the days are getting shorter, and summer is clearly in the rearview. I, for one, am gearing up for a hearty helping of seasonal affective disorder. And for those of you thinking about taking the LSAT, I have one more bit of cheery news: the deadline to sign up for the November LSAT is tonight at 11:59 pm Eastern.

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A Look at the September 2018 LSAT: The “Curve”

As a humanities major, I’m not particularly familiar with the concept of curves. So, when I learned the LSAT was curved back in the day, I didn’t really know what it meant (I did, however, get the sense that I wouldn’t benefit from the same grade inflation I’d been lucky enough o experience during undergrad).