Logical Reasonings / 11.17.17

A. Last chance to RSVP to the webinar we’re holding tomorrow at noon. We’re going to go over the LSAT in all of its glory. And you’re going to get a $300 off our classroom course and a $75 discount off the first month of our online course, where you’ll learn much more about the exam. So RSVP here! Blueprint LSAT

B. A little speculation on Justice Kennedy’s thought process for the upcoming landmark case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Empirical SCOTUS

C. And a little insight into who might replace Kennedy, or any of the other justices, if Trump has his druthers. Reuters

D. With the holiday shopping season upon us, some of us dilatory types might wonder what the environmental impact of 2-day shipping is. Here’s a video explainer. Vox

E. It’s going to be an important weekend for those of you studying for the December LSAT, so, unlike this pilot, let’s keep the childish play to a minimum. Washington Post

Logical Reasonings / 11.16.17

A. Even if you can’t make it to the law school admissions webinar tonight, you can still RSVP to the LSAT webinar we’re hosting Saturday, November 18th at noon. So don’t miss out on getting the skinny on the LSAT or from getting the fat $300 discount on our classroom course and $75 discount on the first month of our online course. Blueprint LSAT

B. A day after Wake Forest announced it would accept the GRE, Texas A&M announced it would begin accepting that exam as well. The GRE PR announcement shine is already a shadow of what it once was. Texas Lawyer

C. Apparently Roy Moore, former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, couldn’t find a lawyer capable of writing a letter without a ton of mistakes. Above the Law

D. The House managed to pass its massive tax bill today, and now attention turns to the Senate. Washington Post

E. Oh and now elephant head trophies are legal now. Cool. ABC News


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Logical Reasonings / 11.15.17

A. There’s still time to RSVP to the webinar we’re hosting tomorrow, Thursday, November 16th at 6 pm PST. We’ll be laying out everything you want to know about law school admissions. If you can’t make that one, then check out the one on Saturday, November 18th at noon, where we’ll discuss the LSAT. Attend either and you’ll get a $300 discount on our classroom course and a $75 discount on online subscription. Blueprint LSAT

B. Wake Forest is the latest school to succumb to the GRE, presently law schools’ most tempting mistress. Above the Law

C. Wisconsin is so hard up for public defenders to rural criminal defendants that it’s offering to pay off volunteers’ student loans. Journal Sentinel

D. An LAPD officer either accidentally filmed himself planting cocaine on a suspect or purposefully tried to make an on-the-job acting reel for his turn as a crooked cop. Vox

E. In responding to the tragic shooting in Northern California, Trump forgot to change the name of the city when he copy-and-pasted an old Tweet he sent in response to Sutherland Springs, Texas shooting. This riled the feathers of a bunch of Twitter users, but isn’t the bigger problem that there are enough of these that copy-pasting becomes necessary? NY Post

Logical Reasonings / 11.14.17

A. We’re hosting two webinars we’re hosting this week: on Thursday, November 16th at 6 pm PST weit’s all about law school admissions, and on Saturday, November 18th at noon we’re covering the LSAT. Attend either and get a $300 discount on our classroom course and a $75 discount on our to all attendees, so RSVP soon! Blueprint LSAT

B. A judge recently threw the book at the rapper Meek Mill for probation violations and sentenced him to 2-4 years in prison, despite the fact the prosecutors didn’t even request additional jail time. Oh, and the judge also requested that Meek record a Boyz II Men song and that Meek sign with her friend’s label. It’s all so messed up that now the FBI is investigating. Daily Mail

C. A discussion of how neither Roy Moore nor his supporters had much time for things like the rule of law even before accusations of child molestation, which explains why so many of his supporters are still lined up behind him. Slate

D. South Texas College of Law, Houston just opened an animal law clinic to try to curb animal abuse through the legal system, giving law student a new … pet project (shrug emoji). Texas Standard

E. The WSJ profile on Reese Witherspoon includes a tidbit on how Elle Woods inspired a generation of women to pursue law school. Wall Street Journal