Logical Reasonings / 1.9.18

A. Welcome to Tutoring Sale week! From now through Friday at 6:30 pm PST, you can get 20% off absolutely any tutoring purchase you make. So check out our website to get hooked up with a tutor who can help you destroy the LSAT. Blueprint LSAT

B. In case you had a sneaking suspicion that English judges were out-of-touch, condescending, and more than a little racist, here’s a story to confirm that notion. Above the Law

C. The Supreme Court has denied to take on a case against Mississippi’s HB 1523, which will leave in place a sweeping law that codifies as religious belief the idea that marriage should only be recognized as the union of a woman and a man, that a person’s sex is determined by anatomy, and that sex should only occur during marriage. ABA Journal

D. Here’s a legal argument that’s actually just good advice: the DOJ lawyers tasked with defending the White House’s decision to end DACA are asking the court to disregard the president’s tweets. Law.com

E. Unfortunately for Trump and his lawyers, Robert Mueller will likely not ignore what the president says during a potential interview with the special counsel. Washington Post

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Weed Law: Is Sessions harshing states’ buzz or is he full of smoke?

Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the so-called Cole memo, which discouraged federal prosecutors from bringing charges against marijuana growers and sellers who complied with state laws. This post is going to explore the contours of weed law in a newly divided federal and state system.

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Our Winter Tutoring Sale Is On!

It’s January 8th. And if you’re plugging away for the February LSAT, trying to master the ins and outs of conditional statements and the conditions that govern In & Out games, the exam is fast approaching. The deadline to sign-up has passed and the deadline to withdraw with a refund or postpone your test date is tomorrow. In other words, you’re pretty much locked in to taking the exam on February 10th, 2018.

Logical Reasonings / 1.5.18

A. Head’s up … next week we’re having our Tutoring Sale! Starting Monday at 9 am PST, you can get 20% off any tutoring purchase! Learn more here! Blueprint LSAT

B. Law schools are freaking out about a proposed House bill that caps graduate school borrowing well below the annual cost of law school tuition. Above the Law

C. They don’t teach you this in your Professional Ethics class in law school: A Brooklyn prosecutor was disbarred for forging wiretap orders on her ex. Law.com

D. Speaking on questionable legal decisions, the NY Times reports that Trump gave the White House’s top attorney to stop Sessions from recusing himself from the Russia investigation. NY Times

E. Unfortunate news for law-abiding Juggalos — the 6th Circuit dismissed the Juggalos suit against the FBI’s designation of ISP fans as a “gang.” Above the Law

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How to Master One of the Trendiest Question Types: “Disagree” Questions

With the release of the September and December 2017 LSATs, there are a number of trends from recent exams that can give you a better idea of how you can get the most out of your studying. While merely identifying the most common question types won’t do you much good, refining your skills on the most common question types from recent LSATs is a great use of your study time.