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Logical Reasoning / 3.31.16

A. It’s not too late to enter to win a free copy of our brand-spanking-new Reading Comp book, The Blueprint for LSAT Reading Comprehension. This promotion ends tomorrow! Blueprint LSAT Prep

B. George Mason Law School is being renamed after late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Does this make you more or less likely to attend? The Washington Post

C. California passes $15 per hour minimum wage. Let the freakout begin! The Los Angeles Times

D. Chipotle apparently is considering expanding from the diseased burrito industry into the diseased burger industry. Can’t keep a good diseased company down. The Street

E. Aaaaaaaand, in glad-I’ll-be-dead-by-then news, a new study predicts sea levels will rise a whopping 50 feet by the year 2500. Congrats, Kansas city, you’re beach front property! ABC News

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Who is Merrick Garland? 3 Things You Should Know About Obama’s Longshot Supreme Court Nominee

In the never-ending, poorly acted Kabuki theater that is national politics these days, we’ve seen senator after senator — Republican and Democrat alike — chew the scenery over a replacement for late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Democrats — President Obama included — make the point that the Constitution is pretty clear about what’s supposed to happen when a Supreme Court Justice dies.

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Logical Reasonings / 2.17.16

A. Guess what North Korea’s biggest export is. Nope. Uh-uh. Not that either. Give up? Giant statues of dictators! BBC News

B. In Florida’s-just-bein’-Florida news, an 18-year-old kid has been arrested for impersonating a doctor. FOR THE THIRD TIME. Fox News

C. Donald Trump is not just running against Ted Cruz, he’s also planning on suing him. Lovin’ Election 2016. Slate

D. Things are getting snippy over at Georgetown Law School. What’s the big deal? Well, who gets to decide whether Georgetown Law School is sad that Antonin Scalia is dead? Above the Law

E. Did you know that the original Taco Bell menu featured no Doritos-flavored entrees? What a rip! Huffington Post

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Logical Reasonings / 6.29.15

A) Another of the beautiful results of last week’s Supreme Court decisions: #scalia4kids. Storify

B) Have you ever wondered how exactly Scalia would insult you? Wonder no longer with this Scalia insult generator. Slate

C) The Marshall Project delves into the legality of cursing at cops. (Legality aside, it’s probably not a good idea.) The Marshall Project

D) If the whole going to law school thing doesn’t work out, you can always follow this guy’s lead and drop out to become a circus performer. Grand Forks Herald

E) Artist Brandon Bird drew Shia LaBeouf as all 13 Doctors from Doctor Who. Mashable

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Logical Reasonings / 8.21.14

The top 20 best law school values. This one’s for you, extreme couponers. PreLaw

Students at Brooklyn School of Law defeated a patent troll. Oddly, it was in litigation and not by answering the troll’s patent riddles. Medium

When I saw a headline about “The Twilight of Antonin Scalia,” I was really hoping we were talking Robert Pattinson fanfic, not a reflection on a momentous dissent. Oh well. The Atlantic

An Illinois law prof says that most people don’t want to involve lawyers in their civil legal problems. Illinois.edu

17 cool examples of non-CGI movie effects. And by cool I mean HOLY CRAP THAT’S REALLY FREAKING AMAZING. Cracked