The LSAT is celebrating its 67th birthday this year, and so is Samuel L. Jackson. Both have retained their signature eccentricities, while also adapting through the decades. What follows is a brief genealogy of their intertwined histories.
The modern LSAT originally had roughly fifty Logical Reasoning questions, broken into two sections; four different Logic Games, each with about 6 questions; and four long passages for Reading Comprehension, also with around 6 questions each.
In 2006, however, just as Mr. Jackson was famously declaring that he had had it with “these muthaf******* snakes on this muthaf***** plane,” LSAC decided they didn’t like having these muthaf******* passages all the muthaf***** same.