Logical Reasonings / 2.20.19

A. We can’t remind you enough: tonight at 11:59 pm EST is your last chance to register for the March LSAT. LSAC

B. If you’re just trying to squeak your way into law school, this is your school. Above the Law

C. The MAGA teen from the Lincoln Memorial video is now Making America Litigious Again, suing the Washington Post for $250 million. Reuters

D. The end is nigh for the Mueller investigation, at least according to several reports. Vox

E. SCOTUS ruled today that the Eighth Amendment’s ban on excessive fines applies to states; in the case in question, it was the state trying to take possession of someone’s Land Rover, which was valued much higher than the maximum fine for the crime committed. ABA Journal

Logical Reasonings / 2.18.19

A. A friendly reminder that the deadline to register for the March LSAT is this Wednesday. After this one, there’s just one more pencil-and-paper LSAT before the test goes digital. LSAC

B. Above the Law has some law school memes, including a Bret Kavanaugh Valentine’s Card that is equal parts tasteless and withering. Above the Law

C. In SCOTUS news, the court is fast tracking a case on whether the Trump administration can add a question about citizenship to the census. NY Times

D. California and twelve other states are filing a lawsuit to challenge Trump’s national emergency declaration. Slate

E. Today in They Don’t Teach You That in Your Professional Ethics Class: You can’t just hold your depositions in your living room. It’s uncouth. Above the Law

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Seven Presidents Who Were Lawyers

Today — to commemorate it being the third Monday of February, the date on which we honor George Washington’s birthday, colloquially known as President’s Day and popularly understood as a federal holiday that you may or may not get off from work or class — we’re going to take a look at some of the presidents who were lawyers before being elected.

Logical Reasonings / 2.15.19

A. The January scores came out today, which means you either got the score you were hoping for, and you’re in need of some applications advice … Blueprint LSAT

B. … or it’s not the score you were hoping for, and you’re in need of some retake advice. Blueprint LSAT

C. In what has to be a worst-case scenario for applications, one applicant had his offer of acceptance rescinded from UGA Law due to his DACA status. WTGS FOX 28

D. At least he didn’t apply to this school … a fake college set up by ICE. Detroit Free Press

E. More on immigration law: the ACLU announced it would sue Trump over the President’s national emergency declaration — the first suit of many, in all likelihood. @ACLU