Tag Archive: lawsuit

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Logical Reasonings / 7.29.15

A) Bill Cosby’s legal team is changing tactics in light of the volume of recent allegations against him. CNN

B) It sucks to be (alleged) lion-killer Walter Palmer right now. Slate

C) Citizens United lost a bid to prevent the New York Attorney General from requiring charities to disclose the names of people who have donated more than $5,000. WSJ

D) The Arizona Cardinals have hired what may be the first female coach in the NFL. Associated Press

E) Need an afternoon pick-me-up? These Pixar short films will brighten your day. BuzzFeed

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Logical Reasonings / 6.19.15

A) Whoops. A California legislator accidentally cast a vote in favor of the proposed state budget… because he was Facebooking and wasn’t paying attention. Representatives, they’re just like us! Lowering the Bar

B) No love for the Biebs – the Fourth Circuit has ruled that Justin Bieber and Usher will have to face a jury to determine if “Somebody to Love” infringed on copyrighted material. National Law Journal

C) Turns out that when AT&T said it offered “unlimited” data plans, it had its fingers crossed behind its back. The FCC plans to fine AT&T $100 million for throttling data speeds for customers above a certain usage limit. Wall Street Journal

D) New DNA evidence about a famous 8,500-year-old skeleton is reviving the legal debate about who owns the bones, researchers or the tribes. Nature

E) He really is back! Arnold Schwarzenegger pranked fans by posing as the Terminator in a Madame Tussauds and scaring the bejeezus out of visitors. MSNBC

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Logical Reasonings / 11.21.14

Timeline and tips for the best possible law school application. Admitopia

This breakdown of Michigan bar exam passage rates by law school is pretty cray-cray (technical term). Third Tier Reality

A 3L at Drexel is suing law firms for using US News rankings for using LSAT scores for discriminating against the disabled. Or something. Above the Law

These biglaw Christmas bonuses are the reason some people go to law school. Wall Street Journal

I love Hoobastank jokes, so you know I’m going to be into Chewbastank – the Chewbacca-Hoobastank mashup. AV Club

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Logical Reasonings / 9.19.14

The right way to approach law school. Above The Law

The best law schools for Hispanics. PreLaw

A group of minor league baseball players has filed a class-action lawsuit against MLB for illegal work conditions. Wall Street Journal

More about the Thomas Jefferson-dressed lawyer: incompetent lawyer argues his own incompetence incompetently. Lowering the Bar

18 times no one asked, “What could possible go wrong?” HuffPo

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Logical Reasonings / 8.1.14

A) The times, they are a-changin’. Same for law schools. New York Times.

B) One thing that hasn’t changed: the importance of law school. Above the Law.

C) Maybe law schools should scrap the third year. It’s boring, anyway. New York Times.

D) That bar exam fiasco has inspired some potential lawsuits. The Concourse.

E) The Sharknado isn’t over yet. Tara Reid has a new SyFy-inspired perfume. Huffington Post.

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Logical Reasonings / 7.15.14

A) A student at Washington and Lee Law School is making history. And doing interviews. Huffington Post.

B) A judge tossed a lawsuit brought on by the real-life Kramer. Wall Street Journal.

C) Tracy Morgan is suing Walmart over the wreck that almost killed him. CNN.

D) Being part of a Greek organization can help you in your law school applications. Just leave out the word “paddle.” Law School Expert.

E) Don’t feel bad, dogs. Physics are ruff. Huffington Post.

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Logical Reasonings / 7.9.14

A) A judge has dismissed Insane Clown Posse’s lawsuit against the FBI for including it on a 2011 list of gangs. Lawsuits, how do they work? The Guardian.

B) Missouri is considering a constitutional amendment that would strengthen the right to bear arms. Washington Post.

C) Nontraditional applicants to law school should also be asking nontraditional questions. U.S. News & World Report.

D) In response to a request by students, Washington and Lee University will remove Confederate flags from its chapel. Washington Post.

E) 29 Incredibly Specific Apology Cakes, for those who (among other things) are bad at refilling the Brita. BuzzFeed.

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Logical Reasonings / 7.8.14

A) A Yankees fan caught on ESPN taking a nap at a game sues for defamation. Deadspin.

B) A naked man. A hotel window. A courtyard wedding. A lawsuit. Can you see where this is going? Courthouse News.

C) A colorful lawsuit regarding a sexual scandal at Case Western has ended in a settlement. Above the Law.

D) Madonna makes headlines by showing up for jury duty. New York Daily News.

E) Jon Stewart is on vacation, so to alleviate your withdrawal pangs, check out 16 of his best insults. Alternet.

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Logical Reasonings / 7.7.14

A) Lindsay Lohan is suing the makers of “Grand Theft Auto,” claiming they’ve created a character in her likeness without her permission. Yahoo.

B) Thinking about posting vulgar comments on a police department’s Facebook page? Think twice, based on this court decision. The Washington Post.

C) Retail marijuana stores in Washington are set to open their doors bright and early tomorrow morning. Huffington Post.

D) Uber has been declared legal in London but still faces roadblocks in the U.S. Mashable.

E) Ranking the “floppiest” teams during the first 32 games of the 2014 World Cup. The Wall Street Journal.

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Logical Reasonings / 7.2.14

A) Two New Jersey men bought a lottery ticket but threw it away before realizing they’d won. What to do? Sue, of course! MSN News.

B) Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dissenting opinion in the Hobby Lobby case made waves this week. If it was too long for you to read, you can catch the highlights in song form. YouTube.

C) We all know Supreme Court justices don’t always agree with each other. The New York Times breaks down how often different pairs of justices disagree with an informative graphic. The New York Times.

D) Who says Supreme Court decisions are boring? Here’s a list of the top five quotes from the recently-ended term. Washington Post.

E) A Swedish cooking show – where the hosts are being shocked with muscle relaxers. What will they think of next? YouTube.