Logical Reasonings / 8.18.17

A. Don’t forget to RSVP to the two webinars on the LSAT and law school admissions process on August 30th. Knowledge is power, and the $300 discount on a live Blueprint classroom course or $75 discount on the first month of an online course subscription that you’ll receive is purchasing power. Blueprint LSAT

B. A task force on lawyer well being, which was formed in response to a study that found 40% of law students felt they need mental health help, offered some recommendations on how law schools can create a better culture for stressed out or depressed students. Law.com

C. A case study of the murky waters of legal ethics: should Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch speak to a conservative groups at Trump International Hotel, two weeks before hearing the case on the Trump travel ban? Experts are divided. NY Times

D. The ACLU, which has defended the speech rights of Neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan in the past, will no longer defend the speech of groups protesting with firearms. Wall Street Journal

E. Finally, Steve Bannon, whose very face is the definitive rebuttal to the white nationalist impulses he kindles, has been removed from his position as a White House strategist. This weekend, let’s all celebrate good news where we can find it. Washington Post

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