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LSAT Logic Flaws on the Big Screen

We’re pretty close to the September LSAT, and I bet you’re pretty sick of thinking about it. Me too.

So rather than tackling a specific element of the test, or how you should be studying, or even talking law school applications, I want to turn your attention to one of society’s safe havens for logic flaws and faulty arguments: Hollywood.

Let’s take a look at the logical fallacies in three of the most famous lines in movie history.

1. “You want the truth? You can’t handle the truth!” – A Few Good Men

This oft-quoted Sorkinism is one of the most well-known movie quotes ever, in part because it’s delivered by one of Hollywood’s greatest stars.