Tag Archive: lawsuits

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Logical Reasonings / 3.10.16

A. Blueprint’s Spring UCLA 1 class starts this Saturday! There’s still space available. Enroll with promo code UCLA200 to get $200 off a Spring UCLA course. Blueprint LSAT

B. Holy moly! The Dean of UC Berkeley’s law school – AKA Boalt Hall – just stepped down as a lawsuit filed by his assistant claiming sexual harassment gains steam. CBS News

C. A bunch of kids in Oregon have filed a really adorable federal environmental lawsuit against the federal government and scores of companies that contribute to climate change. The Register-Guard

D. A study in Britain has concluded that children are being routinely misdiagnosed with ADHD. Turns out that being annoying and loud may be a feature of childhood rather than a bug. The Telegraph

E. Eeeeeek! Hot felon Jeremy Meeks is out of prison! OMG, is that him? How do we look? Hollywood Life

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Logical Reasonings / 3.7.16

A. Tennis star and drooling-tennis-fanboy-dreamgirl Maria Sharapova failed a drug test for the Australian Open. She has a whole bunch of excuses or whatever that we didn’t listen to because we were too busy dreaming of being in a LTR with Maria. The Guardian

B. A student who graduated from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego is suing the school because, a decade after graduation, she still hasn’t found a lawyer job. Isn’t suing a lawyer job? Quartz

C. In maybe-there-is-a-reason-to-live-in Houston-other-than-self-loathing news, a woman danced naked atop a semi in traffic for two hours on Highway 29. Yeeeeeeeehawwww! CBS News

D. Dork states Oklahoma and Nebraska are suing popular state Colorado over legalized pot. Why don’t you guys just… um… do whatever it is people do in Oklahoma and Nebraska for fun (we’re assuming it includes tormenting farm animals) and let everyone else have their fun? Denver Post

E. Here’s a house wrapped around a tree. We’re not sure we agree with the “treehouse” characterization. Mental Floss

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Logical Reasonings / 2.29.16

A. Through Wednesday only, save $300 on a Spring classroom course in San Francisco, Berkeley, or Houston. Blueprint LSAT

B. Clarence Thomas asked a question from the bench during oral arguments for the first time in ten years. The issue? Domestic abusers’ Second Amendment rights. Vox

C. The mummified remains of a lost German yachter turned up this week off the Philippines. The Sayo had been adrift since 2009. (Warning: graphic image.) The Mirror

D. Jay Z and his music streaming service Tidal are being sued over alleged failure to pay artists. Jay Z now has 100 problems. Complex

E. Trump just compared himself with a historical figure. Guess who. Nope. Uh-uh. Try again. Sorry, the correct answer is Mahatma Gandhi. Mother Jones

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Logical Reasonings / 2.19.16

A. An Illinois voter has brought a lawsuit challenging the eligibility of Rafael “Canadian Ted” Cruz to run for the highest office in the land. Sucks to be Ted, eh hoser? CNN

B. Kris Jenner is worried that Kanye is damaging the Kardashian brand. In relevant analogy news, she’s also worried that adding tires to that dumpster fire over there is going to make it smell bad. Reality TV World

C. The Justice Dept. has called Apple’s refusal to unlock an iPhone in connection with its investigation into the San Bernardino terror attacks is a “marketing strategy.” Steve Jobs must be so proud. From hell. The New York Times

D. Harvard Law School is suing Washington state over its Medicaid drug practices. Yes, you are correct when you note that Harvard Law School is nowhere near Washington State. Boston Business Journal

E. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Kevin Hart will host the 2016 MTV Movie Awards. We hope that The Rock wears Kevin Hart in a Baby Bjorn for the entire show. The Los Angeles Times

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Logical Reasonings / 12.15.15

A. This tragedy could’ve been prevented if Yelp allowed zero star reviews. CNN
B. Star Wars! Celebrities! The red carpet! It’s too much to handle! We’re running out of exclamation points! E!
C. A plumber in Texas sold his truck to a Ford dealership, and a few months later it turned up in Syria with an ISIS machine guy strapped to the back. Now he’s suing the dealership. NPR
D. University of Minnesota Law School has flyers posted in the library asking sobbing students to use the stairwell so they don’t bother others. C’mon, people. Law school isn’t that hard. Above the Law
E. All Los Angeles city public schools were closed because of a threat, which was apparently a hoax. BuzzFeed

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Logical Reasonings / 11.24.15

A. Now you can play all the video games at once. Thank you science guys. IFL Science
B. A hearing tomorrow could decide whether your fantasy football league goes to jail. Forbes
C. A case of vandalism at Harvard Law School is being investigated as a hate crime. The Harvard Crimson
D. Do you trust US News & World Report to give you LSAT advice? We’ll let you decide. USNRW
E. The ACLU is suing Indiana Gov. Mike Pence for refusing state benefits to Syrian refugees. Talking Points Memo

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Logical Reasonings / 11.4.15

A. You should probably stay away from Chipotle for a while. ABC News

B. Harvard Law students demand for changes to their school seal.
The Wall Street Journal

C. A round of applause for these law-themed Halloween costumes. Above the Law

D. Jerry Heller is not pleased with his portrayal in Straight Outta Compton. Inquisitr

E. Is Drake the most memeable rapper? Buzzfeed

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Logical Reasonings / 11.3.15

A. Is Harvard Law’s “Free the Law Project” a step in the right direction? Bloomberg BNA

B. Thirty Yale Law students are stricken with a stomach bug. NBC Connecticut

C. Your law-trivia question of the day. Above the Law

D. GoPro and Polaroid are involved in a lawsuit over similarly shaped cameras. Forbes

E. Your quarter-life crises as children’s rhymes. Bored Panda

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Logical Reasonings / 11.2.15

A. Notable law school representatives have responded to the New York Times article that harshly criticized graduates’ job prospects. New York Times

B. Deciding if your LSAT score is too low. U.S. News

C. Taylor Swift is hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit. Will she “shake it off?” CNN

D. A recent study shows that nearly half of college students are afraid to speak up when their peers disagree with them. Chicago Tribune

E. The cutest Stromtrooper we have ever seen. Mashable

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Logical Reasonings / 10.29.15

A. Last night’s CNBC GOP Debate in one gif. New York Times

B. Harvard Law School launches a project that makes the entire collection of U.S. case law available online, for free, to anyone with an Internet connection. Harvard Law Today

C. Taylor Swift is involved in a messy lawsuit with a former radio host. USA Today

D. Students working their way through college is becoming the norm. CNBC

E. The GOP versus the media. Blueprint LSAT Prep Youtube