Tag Archive: legal

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Logical Reasonings / 7.25.14

A) What’s your favorite number? It might’ve shown up in this week in law school numbers. Law.com.

B) You can invite Supreme Court justices to your wedding. They won’t show, but they might send you a nice letter. Above the Law.

C) She-Hulk is taking a break from saving the world to focus on her lawyering career. ABA Journal.

D) And now, the legal ramifications of zombies not paying taxes. Redline.

E) Helium, meet Morgan Freeman. Digg.

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3 Supreme Court Rulings That Should Interest Future Lawyers

The Supreme Court is set to rule on a slew of big cases this week before ending its current term. Because these rulings—and the justices’ accompanying opinions—represent the most influential and important issues in the legal world, prospective law students would benefit from understanding the matters at hand. This time around, the court is addressing issues related to privacy laws, executive power, and more. This post will summarize several of these cases and describe their ramifications.

1) ABC v. Aereo

For context, Aereo is a television streaming service that allows subscribers to watch live, broadcast television on their computers, tablets, smart phones, and similar devices through the use of a small antenna.

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Logical Reasonings / 6.19.14

A) This year, if you read just one scatter plot graph about law school rankings, make it this one. The Faculty Lounge.

B) There’s a big legal mess unraveling at Northwestern Law School after it expelled a student for not revealing he was a felon. Chicago Tribune.

C) Now when you tell people you’re going to Penn State Law, they can ask, “Which one?” ABA Journal.

D) Thanks to the Supreme Court, getting a computer patent just got a whole lot harder. USA Today.

E) Sometimes it’s the .GIFs you can’t see that are the most enjoyable. Clickhole.

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Logical Reasonings / 6.11.14

A) Canada’s biggest controversy isn’t Rob Ford anymore. It’s a law school. The Globe and Mail.

B) Lawyers who specialize in “other” are gaining steam in the legal landscape. ABA Journal.

C) It’s time to get your law school applications organized. National Jurist.

D) The driver of the truck that put Tracy Morgan in the hospital has pled not guilty. CNN.

E) You may kiss the bride…and then flee the approaching forest fire. BuzzFeed.

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Logical Reasonings / 6.5.14

A) Yet another law school accidentally emailed confidential info to its student body. Above the Law.

B) GM’s legal team is right in the middle of the company’s recall scandal. Corporate Counsel.

C) Here’s an interesting legal quandary: If money is speech, why is prostitution illegal? The Raw Story.

D) The 12-year-old stabbing victim in that bizarre Slenderman story is in stable condition. CNN.

E) Note: when you wear a gorilla suit at the zoo, you might get shot with a tranquilizer. The Dodo.

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Logical Reasonings / 6.2.14

A) Paralegal experience goes a long way in law school admissions. Law Admissions Lowdown.

B) The Supreme Court ain’t having it with a case about reporters’ confidential sources. Washington Post.

C) Here’s a cool interview with the king of legal literature, John Grisham. Above the Law.

D) The Casey Kasem story just gets weirder and weirder. Now raw hamburger is involved. People.

E) There were some pretty awesome photos taken last week. Here’s proof. CNN.

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Logical Reasonings / 5.30.14

A) If social life is your main concern at law school, you might want to scope out these new rankings. Graduate Programs.

B) The cost of a lawyer has never been higher. Luckily, there’s help. The Atlantic.

C) There’s plenty of outrage for the Redskins to change their name, but there are even more legal hurdles. USA Today.

D) And a day after the Clippers sell, Donal Sterling sues the NBA. Bloomberg.

E) If you ride a bike to your LSAT testing center, check to see if any goats need a ride. Huffington Post.

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Logical Reasonings / 4.14.14

A) Trouble with LSAT Logical Reasoning? Here are some tips. Law Admissions Lowdown.

B) When it comes to law school tuition, haters gonna hate. Above the Law.

C) Tomorrow, Google Glass goes on sale to the public. Legal experts already have headaches. ABA Journal.

D) The trial is set to begin for the Florida man accused of shooting a fellow moviegoer for texting. CNN.

E) The Masters were pretty great this year, but the Mini Masters were better. Digg.

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Logical Reasonings / 4.10.14

A) Breaking: Someone’s unhappy with law schools. Los Angeles Daily News.

B) When lawyers get married, they do it big. At least this couple did. Above the Law.

C) Katherine Heigl is suing a drugstore over a tweet. Somewhere along the way, she falls in love. Wall Street Journal.

D) There’s a lot of legal feuding behind the “Dueling Banjos.” ABA Journal.

E) Take a closer look at the next host of The Late Show. Huffington Post.

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Logical Reasonings / 4.9.14

A) The legal job market hasn’t changed much over the past year, but there are some silver linings. Wall Street Journal.

B) Business is tough goin’ at Maine Law School. Above the Law.

C) Who’s the Michael Jordan of Supreme Court justices? (Meaning the best one, not whoever stuck their tongue out when making a slam dunk decision.) ABA Journal.

D) Today’s proceedings in the Oscar Pistorius case played out like an over-the-top TV movie. The Times of India.

E) A German fisherman found the oldest known message in a bottle. Believe it or not, all it said was, “Is CNN still talking about that plane?” io9.