Tag Archive: trial

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Logical Reasonings / 2.6.15

A new report shows that unconscious racial bias may be the cause behind the lack of diversity within the legal profession. Above the Law

A great read with tips on balancing your student loan payments with your retirement savings. Yes, you’re all going to get old one day… Above the Law

The Silk Road trial may have set a dangerous precedent regarding the use of unlawfully obtained evidence being presented in trial. Gizmodo

The only thing ruining the English language is YOLO. io9

Nobody, not even Katy Perry, can suppress the beautiful phenomenon that is Left Shark. Above the Law

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Logical Reasonings / 12.5.14

Here’s what legal experts have to say regarding the Eric Garner grand jury decision. Gothamist

This 3L just put a hurting on Columbia Law via Twitter. Above the Law

Our planet’s journey deeper and deeper into space continues… BBC

“The American federal criminal justice system is basically a lottery that all of us are entered in that no one wants to win”… Above the Law

Not sure if this has anything to do with the latest hipster trend, or if it’s just the laziest case of parenting possible. Vocativ

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Logical Reasonings / 9.4.14

Law schools boost admissions with tuition cuts. Ah, the principles of economics at work. (I assume. I know nothing about economics.) Wall Street Journal

Those contrarians over at Slate think now is a great time to go to law school. Slate

Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell was convicted of corruption. Something something power, something something responsibility. Washington Post

A secret network connects Harvard endowment money to payday loans. How many more steps to Kevin Bacon? Bloomberg

RIP Joan Rivers. Very funny lady. New York Times

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Logical Reasonings / 4.25.14

A) First he talks trash about the LSAT. Now Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito says he hates law school rankings. Business Insider.

B) When you become a lawyer, it’s best to refrain from friend requesting jurors. Wall Street Journal.

C) GEICO: Terrible commercials and terrible lawyer jobs. Above the Law.

D) Oscar Pistorius may have taken acting classes before his trial for murder. CNN.

E) Today is World Penguin Day. I hope you got yours a gift. Mental Floss.

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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 / 3.24.14

A) Law schools want to know the LSAT scores of transfer students, and they have a good reason. Washington Post.

B) One Supreme Court justice is very excited about a potential case on the NSA. Businessweek.

C) A district attorney in Kansas spent a ton of drug bust money on pizza. Radical! Wall Street Journal.

D) WhatsApp is everywhere these days — including the Oscar Pistorius trial. Bloomberg.

E) Stanford is in the Sweet 16, and no one is more excited than the school band’s cowbell specialist. BuzzFeed.

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Logical Reasonings / 3.7.14

A) Law school is becoming more and more millennial-friendly. Above the Law.

B) Lawyers in the UK are walking out of courtrooms. The Guardian.

C) Today in Lawsuits That Are Sure to Go Nowhere: A man is suing a casino because he was drunk when he lost all of his money. CNBC.

D) The Oscar Pistorius trial is providing hair-raising drama — both in the testimony and photos. The Independent.

E) Not sure how your week went, but it was a great one for Someecards. Huffington Post.

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Logical Reasonings / 1.31.14

A) The ABA has a committee on robotics and artificial intelligence? That does not compute. Forbes.

B) The guy Chris Christie threw under the bus just threw Chris Christie under the bus. Wall Street Journal.

C) Ah, the most fun part of being a lawyer: document shredding. Lawyerist.

D) There is a way for Edward Snowden to get a fair trial in the U.S., even if he may know every juror’s password. The Guardian.

E) This watch that doesn’t tell time may be overpriced, but at least it has a terrible name. The Verge.

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Logical Reasonings / 1.22.14

A) Law school isn’t for everybody. Surprisingly, it is for Lauren Conrad’s rockstar fiancé. Above the Law.

B) The biggest obstacle standing in Edward Snowden’s way of a trial: The Espionage Act. Wall Street Journal.

C) I’m sure you’re free of guilt, but just so you know, fantasy football is kind of illegal. Forbes.

D) It’s been almost an entire week since Rob Ford has made an ass of himsel–oop, there we go. Toronto Star.

E) Storm-chasing might seem illogical, but these photos might change your mind. PetaPixel.