Logical Reasonings / 11.10.17

A. There’s still time to RSVP and attend tomorrow’s Southwestern Law Day in Los Angeles. You’ll get a ton of great information on the LSAT, law school, and becoming an attorney. Plus we’ll be there, raffling off free tutoring hours and giving out $400 discounts to our classroom course. Southwestern Law

B. If you can’t make it tomorrow, make sure to RSVP to the two webinars we’re hosting next week. On Thursday, November 16th at 6 pm PST we’ll be talking law school admissions, and on Saturday, November 18th at noon we’ll discuss the LSAT. If you attend, you’ll get a $300 discount on our classroom course and a $75 discount on our to all attendees. Blueprint LSAT

C. 84 years old and still spry as they come. Ruth Bader Ginsburg comes quick with the first written opinion of the October 2017 Supreme Court term. Associated Press

D. A rundown on who benefits and who loses in new GOP tax plan. Among the likely pertinent issues for readers, the student loan deduction is still in place, although small law firms and large universities do not see the big breaks. Washington Post

E. Need a way to pay for law school? Try having a twin, being conventionally attractive, and shilling for fitness products on Instagram, like these German sisters. You’re your weekend is as glamorous as it is remunerative. The Sun

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Logical Reasonings / 11.9.17

A. This Saturday, stop by Southwestern Law Day at the historic Bullocks Wilshire building of Southwestern Law School. We’ll be raffling off free LSAT tutoring and giving away $400 discounts to our classroom course. RSVP right here. Southwestern Law

B. If in person events aren’t your thing, then RSVP to one (or both) of the webinars we’re hosting on Thursday, November 16th and Saturday, November 18th. We’ll be covering law school admissions and the LSAT. If you attend, you’ll get a head start on the law school application process and also get a $300 discount on our classroom course and a $75 discount on our to all attendees. Blueprint LSAT

C. St. Johns University School of Law will now accept the GRE as well. That’s eight schools now, for those keeping track at home. Above the Law

D. Ralph Nader, a Harvard Law grad, dropped bars at a speech to Harvard Law Students, whom he accused of being a bunch of corporate sell outs. The Crimson

E. Meet Brett Joseph Talley, the fourth Trump judicial nominee to earn a “not qualified” designation from the ABA, who hunts ghosts in his spare time. Bloomberg BNA

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Don’t forget — this Saturday is Southwestern Law Day

A reminder to all of those who will be in Los Angeles this weekend: On Saturday, Southwestern Law School is holding the appropriately named Southwestern Law Day. That’s a whole day, from 1:30-6:30 pm, for prospective law students to learn about getting into law school, succeeding as a law student, and what it’s like being an attorney.