Logical Reasonings / 11.7.18

A. Students at William & Mary Law School were told to be “respectful” to a wealthy donor during the donor’s luncheon speech, in which the donor was completely disrespectful to anyone from another country or a one-parent household. Above the Law

B. Northwestern Law School is in dire financial straits and had to make significant faculty cuts. Law.com

C. We could have sworn that this had already happened. Are you sure this didn’t already happen? I mean, the byline says this was posted today, but we still don’t believe it. Anyway, Sessions is out as attorney general. Wall Street Journal

D. Net neutrality advocates were handed a major victory by the Supreme Court this week. NBC News

E. Boy Scouts wanted to be more inclusive by dropping “Boy” from their name. The Girl Scouts tre-foiled that plan real quick, bringing a IP suit against the boys. CBS News

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Predictions for the November 2018 LSAT

The November LSAT fast approaches, and the time has come for us to brush off our crystal ball and peer into its murky depths in order to bring you some predictions about what you’ll see on the November 2018 LSAT.

Logical Reasonings / 11.5.18

A. Have you heard there’s an election tomorrow? You should be a voter in it. Vote.org

B. This might be the fastest way to lose friends and alienate students at your law school, especially when your law school is part of a HBCU. The Root

C. And this is a pretty fast way to sell the stereotypes that lawyers are pretentious and overbearing. Above the Law

D. On the other hand, this is just a delightful way to hang with your buds at law school. Law.com

E. Good news future lawyers: the legal industry added more jobs in October. ABA Journal

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Law School Applications Are Up …

At the risk of sounding like I’m trying too hard to relate to the youth of America, I’ve been playing a lot of battle royale video games lately. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this new gaming craze, a battle royale is basically the same concept as the hunger games — a number of players are dropped onto an enclosed space, which shrinks over time, and they attempt to survive until all the other players are eliminated.

Logical Reasonings / 11.2.18

A. Yesterday was “love your lawyer” day, which may seem like a giant thirst trap, but you have to commend attorneys for recognizing that people could only possibly muster up love for their attorney once a year. American Lawyers Public Image Association

B. One person who’s almost certainly not loving his lawyers today is the president. A federal judge denied his attorneys’ request to halt the emoluments lawsuit brought against him by the attorneys general from D.C. and Maryland. Washington Post

C. Also, six Honduran migrants sued the President over his current border policies. NBC News

D. For your daily dose of judicial whimsy, here are a bunch children dressed up like Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for Halloween. Above the Law

E. 78% of Americans support a term limit for Supreme Court Justices. Maybe they didn’t see those RBG costumes. The Hill