Tag Archive: logical reasonings

Logical Reasonings / 3.28.17

A. A student was found dead on the Harvard Law School campus. Cause of death is as yet unknown, but authorities don’t suspect foul play. The Harvard Crimson

B. Above the Law does a side-by-side with the US News rankings and its own. Enlightening-ish. Above the Law

C. Newly emboldened border agents have started searching the contents of travelers’ phones, including those of citizens. Now they have a First Amendment lawsuit on their hands. The Intercept

D. Get ready to go back to air you can chew. The Washington Post

E. Can Samsung right the ship with its new Galaxy S8? The result could be… explosive. The Verge

Logical Reasonings / 3.24.17

A. Here are the schools with the highest median LSAT scores. There’s one surprise. Above the Law

B. A word about Harvard Law’s earth shaking decision to accept the GRE, straight from the horse’s mouth. The Harvard Crimson

C. Insurers who paid out heavily after the 9/11 attacks are trying to get their pound of flesh from Saudi Arabia. In court, of course. Reuters

D. It really sucks to be Paul Ryan right now. The Washington Post

E. The picture of London attacker Khalid Masood, who killed four people and injured dozens more yesterday, is becoming clearer. CNN

Logical Reasonings / 3.23.17

A. Know who doesn’t like the California bar exam? EVERYBODY. The Los Angeles Times

B. Internecine warfare claims the dean of Cincinnati Law. Above the Law

C. Have you heard about the Diddy reverse racism lawsuit? You haven’t? radio.com

D. The GOP is having a tough time coming up with 218 votes for the American Health Care Act. The Washington Post

E. Remember the recent rash of bomb threats at Jewish community centers? It has a twist ending. The New York Daily News

Logical Reasonings / 3.21.17

A. Preet Bharara was fired as US Attorney for the southern district of New York. This was only after the Trump Administration asked him to resign, a request Bharara declined. A week later, he’s signed on with NYU Law. CNBC

B. GRE or LSAT? How ’bout neither? Slate

C. This guy sued a bar in Philly because they wouldn’t serve him. What was the problem? His #MAGA hat. philly.com

D. Literally anything is better when you add a dancing zebra to it. UPROXX

E. Ivanka’s got her own office in the West Wing. The Hollywood Reporter

Logical Reasonings / 3.20.17

A. Getting admitted to law school doesn’t mean you can’t get unadmitted. Watch out for these. US News & World Report

B. Are women cynically manipulating maternity leave? SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch seems to think so. NPR

C. A D.C. lawyer is suing Donald Trump in an effort to force him to disclose information about his business interests and possible conflicts of interest. Politics USA

D. The Republican plan to replace Obamacare is caught between Republicans who think it’s too harsh, and those who think it’s not harsh enough. Nobody seems to think it’s just the right level of harsh. CNN

E. Nintendo Switch is goin’ gangbusters! Inquirer

Logical Reasonings / 3.17.17

A. There is giddy (rampant?) speculation about how widespread the acceptance of the GRE at the nation’s law schools will become. Above the Law

B. If you’re a firm believe in the old saying, “you get what you pay for,” these are the top law schools for you. Forbes

C. A Syrian, who is currently in Jordan, is suing over the travel ban. Is this justice? Or are we selling ourselves short by extending Constitutional protections to noncitizens overseas? ABC News

D. Good news. Now we’ve alienated the Brits. BBC

E. Move over, Siri. Alexa needs to unpack her bags. Wired

Logical Reasonings / 3.16.17

A. All you need to know about Trump’s proposed “hard power” budget is that it gives Elmo the ax. The Atlantic

B. If they can keep from exploding in users’ pockets and purses, the new Samsung Galaxy S8 phones promise some slick features. BGR

C. Everyone outside the Eastern time zone sees SNL spoilers in their news feeds while waiting to watch SNL. No more. Buzzfeed

D. Full participation in our society requires that you know Selena Gomez’s thoughts and feelings on a wide range of issues. Here’s just a starter. E! Online

E. Will Mayweather face McGregor in the Octagon? FOX Sports

Logical Reasonings / 3.15.17

A. Rutgers Law School jumped an eye-popping thirty places up the US News & World Report rankings, seemingly a result of its decision to merge its two law schools a few years back. NJ.com

B. When it comes to ranking law schools, this model is a whole different animal. The Washington Post

C. Muslim Ban 2.0 so far isn’t faring a lot better than the original. Mother Jones

D. What’s it like to have Kiss rocker Gene Simmons as your dad? Vice

E. And Trumpcare is also floundering. The Huffington Post

Logical Reasonings / 3.14.17

A. Although the rankings have apparently leaked already — stop wiretapping US News & World Report, Obama! — here are the top ten law schools courtesy of USNWR. Their relative ranks are withheld. Oh, the suspense! US News & World Report

B. Law school applications and enrollments are rebounding, but the job market for newly minted lawyers is still tough. The Daily Nonpareil

C. No joke. People are suing the makers of a “smart vibrator” — an adult toy that connects to the internet and the settings of which can be controlled by a romantic partner via an app — because the company was collecting data on consumers about their vibrator usage. LOLZ. Newser

D. Always controversial, gang injunctions — which, among other things, prevent alleged members of a gang from interacting with each other — have gone off the rails, preventing a son from associating with his own father. Buzzfeed

E. Security camera footage has been leaked that seems to contradict the Ferguson Police Dept.’s version of events in the 2014 shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. The New York Daily News

Logical Reasonings / 3.13.17

A. Harvard Law School’s decision to start accepting GRE scores is sure to reverberate across the law school community. NBC News

B. Here’s a law school partnership that may or may not turn out people who practice law. Above the Law

C. Gawker founder Nick Denton looks back at the billionaire-funded lawsuit that took his company down. Ars Technica

D. Will firing Manhattan federal prosecutor Preet Bharara come back to bite the Trump Administration? The odds are good. The New York Daily News

E. Angelina Jolie was stupid enough to get a Brad tatoo, and now she regrets it. The Daily Mail