Logical Reasonings / 1.4.19

A. Will you do anything to find an edge to help you get into law school? Would you even do something super crazy … like choose to live in Delaware? If you’re willing to do that, you may have a good shot at law school, since enrollment has declined in that state by 72.8% since 2010. Above the Law

B. Charlotte School of Law shuttered last year, but its woes continue. Former students are now suing the school’s parent company. WSOC TV

C. As law students agonize over their first semester grades, law professors are partying in New Orleans. Above the Law

D. Today in They Don’t Teach You This in Your Professional Ethics Class: In this case, maybe the cover-up wasn’t worse than the crime? ABA Journal

E. Also Today in They Don’t Teach You This in Your Professional Ethics Class: “No” means “no,” both in courts and courtships. The Delaware County Daily Times

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Dispatches from Law School: Stressing Finals Week

Since my first semester of law school recently ended, I’m ready to share the experience with the LSAT students who may be curious about what is probably the most notorious part of law school: finals. I’ll give you my best description of the finals period first, and then tell you a story that will give a real sense of how it feels to be in the thick of law school finals.

Logical Reasonings / 1.2.19

A. The guy who sued LSAC because he didn’t want to take the LSAT is now asking the Obama-appointed federal judge hearing the case to recuse himself because … birtherism. The Duke Chronicle

B. According to Law School Transparency, networking is the most common way law students from the Class of 2017 found a job. So resolve to be more social in 2019. Above the Law

C. A clinic at Georgetown Law is helping save a church that sits in an area of land that would be surveyed and potentially claimed for the construction of a border wall. KVEO.com

D. The new president of the Association of American Law School believes legal education is in tip-top shape, especially as more and more students see law school as a path to be an “agent of change.” Law.com

E. Robert Frost’s poetry just entered the public domain, so below we’ve reproduced his entire oeuvre, just because we can without legal repercussion. Center for the Study of the Public Domain

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3 Small LSAT-Resolutions for the New Year

Earlier this week, we discussed some resolutions to help you improve your LSAT score, become fabulously wealthy, find a girl/boyfriend, and generally improve your life (non-LSAT results not guaranteed). But there are some other, smaller habits you can implement in 2019 that will help with your LSAT studying, though they won’t help so much with those other things. If you’re studying for the LSAT this year, here are some things you should consider doing:

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3 Resolutions for Pre-Law Students

There’s no doubt that 2018 was a weird year. From a student suing law schools for forcing them to take the LSAT to the proposed creation of a U.S. Space Force. However at the stroke of midnight last night, we ushered in 2019 with a flurry of fireworks and champagne bubbles, so you know what that means: new year, new YOU! If you didn’t reach your top LSAT score last year, 2019 brings nine chances. To help motivate you, we’ve come up with three resolutions for the new year that will make your studying a little easier, and, the best part is, you only have to keep these resolutions until you take the LSAT (unless you find that your life has vastly improved because of them).