Logical Reasonings / 8.16.17

A. After yesterday’s news that Charlotte Law School–a failing for-profit institution that has shown a Rasputinian ability to evade death–would finally be closing, the North Carolina attorney general made it official. Washington Post

B. Meet the 18 year old try-hard who will be attending George Washington University this fall as a 1L (OK, sorry, that was the age and bitterness speaking–props to this kid). Above the Law

C. It’s been a tough year for Berkeley Law, which already fell out of the top ten in the USNWR rankings for the first time since 2005, and now will have to find $2 million to trim from its budget. ABA Journal

D. In other news, twice sympathizing with Nazis twice may be what it takes to lose the support of the GOP … USA Today

E. … and the business community. Washington Post

Logical Reasonings / 8.15.17

A. Charlotte Law School–the for-profit diploma mill that misled its students with employment statistics, had its access to federal aid revoked, then maybe was posed for a comeback story as recently as last week–will close down immediately. Bloomberg

B. If you’re a small class size kind of person, USNWR has a list of law schools with the smallest class size. Though, as we all know, it’s not the size of the class, but how you use it. U.S. News & World Report

C. Law professors discuss teaching constitutional law in the age of Trump, and realizing the constitution might not be as settled or satisfactory as they previously thought. NY Times

D. Speaking of which, the Department of Justice has requested the IP addresses of 1.3 million users who have used DreamHost, a Los Angeles-based web platform that’s been used to organize anti-Trump protests. DreamHost

E. And finally, some advice for 1Ls on how to shake imposter syndrome. Above the Law

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A Grouping Game Overview

If you’re a student in one of Blueprint’s classes, you’ve probably wrapped up grouping games recently. What makes an In and Out game different from the rest? How are stable games different from unstable games? And what was a profiling game again? Let’s recap and talk about distinguishing the different types of grouping games from each other.

Logical Reasonings / 8.14.17

A. On the LSAT, if you missed the cut-off to sign up by two days, no one should cut you any slack. Same should be true of denouncing Nazis. NY Times

B. But it’s cool … Trump is demonstrating his commitment to fighting against violent extremism … by cutting funding to a program literally called Countering Violent Extremism. The Hill

C. … Oh and he’s also demonstrating his commitment to fighting against racism in all its forms by “seriously” considering pardoning Sheriff Joe, who was convicted of contempt for ignoring a court order to stop detaining people just because he suspected they were undocumented immigrants. ABA Journal

D. It’s all enough to make your head spin. So a Harvard Law professor weighed in on what’s it like to teach constitutional law in the age of Trump. Above the Law

E. In other legal news, the jury ruled in favor of Taylor Swift’s countersuit against the former country radio DJ who groped her. Her earnings? A cool $1. CNN