Logical Reasonings / 8.14.17

A. On the LSAT, if you missed the cut-off to sign up by two days, no one should cut you any slack. Same should be true of denouncing Nazis. NY Times

B. But it’s cool … Trump is demonstrating his commitment to fighting against violent extremism … by cutting funding to a program literally called Countering Violent Extremism. The Hill

C. … Oh and he’s also demonstrating his commitment to fighting against racism in all its forms by “seriously” considering pardoning Sheriff Joe, who was convicted of contempt for ignoring a court order to stop detaining people just because he suspected they were undocumented immigrants. ABA Journal

D. It’s all enough to make your head spin. So a Harvard Law professor weighed in on what’s it like to teach constitutional law in the age of Trump. Above the Law

E. In other legal news, the jury ruled in favor of Taylor Swift’s countersuit against the former country radio DJ who groped her. Her earnings? A cool $1. CNN

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