Tag Archive: law firm

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Logical Reasonings / 8.28.14

Is it time to stop telling people “don’t go to law school?” Lawyerist

A helpful guide to law school scholarship opportunities for minorities. Get get get get get get that paper. Ms. JD

The managing partner of a major law firm embezzled $30 million. Well, that’s one way to get get get get get get that paper, I suppose. Above The Law

An appeals court overturned 16 Amish beard cutting criminal convictions. More impressive, the court overturned them all without a single volt of electricity. NPR

Unpopular Police Officer Thinking About Committing Racially Motivated Offense For A Little Support. The Onion

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Blueprint LSAT Prep Instructor: How I Chose Columbia Law

Yuko Sin is an instructor and blogger for Blueprint LSAT Prep. He is starting at Columbia Law School this fall, and will be writing a series of law school-related posts about his experiences. Here’s part one.

Believe it or not, some people will choose a law school based purely on the school’s place in the US News Rankings. Some think they’re being more clever by using the “Specialty Rankings.” Still others are attracted to such fringe benefits as having to swear off sex and booze – I’m looking at you BYU applicants.

For me, choosing a law school was all about cost of attendance versus job placement. I found that indeed, Puffy Daddy was right, it is all about the Benjamins.

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Logical Reasonings / 6.24.14

A) Law schools are offering some groovy courses these days. Wall Street Journal.

B) Edward Snowden’s lawyer takes inspiration from drug dealers. Above the Law.

C) Coming this fall to CBS: Wake Forest Law School. Camel City Dispatch.

D) How fast can you type? Your future law firm needs to know. Lawyerist.

E) We are surrounded by fibbers. That’s no lie. Huffington Post.

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Logical Reasonings / 5.14.14

A) Don’t forget: After law school, you don’t have to practice law in America. US News & World Report.

B) It doesn’t take a lawyer to know you shouldn’t call someone a “chubby wubby.” ABA Journal.

C) Stick together with your law firm job. For the kids. Above the Law.

D) Alec Baldwin was arrested for riding his bike the wrong way down a New York street. What a menace. CNN.

E) Gonna be hard for any colleges to top the UConn’s graduation speech this year. Reuters.

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Logical Reasonings / 2.6.14

A) The ABA is used to giving others an earful about law school. This week, the opposite happened. ABA Journal.

B) Canada’s largest law firm is closing its doors. Above the Law.

C) The lawyer who came up with the “affluenza” defense is mad at the media for focusing on that. CNN.

D) That was fast. Police have arrested four people in connection with Philip Seymour Hoffman’s overdose. People.

E) If you were on the fence about attending Wellesley College, its campus now features a creepy sculpture of a man in his underwear sleepwalking. BuzzFeed.

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Logical Reasonings / 2.5.14

A) If you get kicked out of law school, it does no good to stock up on firearms and send threatening emails to faculty. Above the Law.

B) One of the few ways that law school is like undergrad: worthless elective courses. ABA Journal.

C) Meet Harvard Law Review’s 128th president. The Harvard Crimson.

D) Vote for the best law firm website of 2014. You know…if you’re into that sort of thing. Lawyerist.

E) Forget the Oscars. These are the best pictures of the year. The Atlantic.

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Logical Reasonings / 2.3.14

A) A 160s LSAT score has never been more valuable. Law Admissions Lowdown.

B) There were plenty of Super Bowl commercials yesterday, but none were as epic as this Georgia lawyer’s local spot. Deadspin.

C) Ben Franklin’s law firm is still in business. ABA Journal.

D) One Justin Bieber lawsuit down, 40,000 more to go. CNN.

E) Don’t go to Jared. Your one-stop shop this Valentine’s Day is CVS. Digg.

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Logical Reasonings / 1.10.14

A) The first step to starting your own law firm right out of law school: Ignore the people who say you can’t. Business Insider.

B) Harvard Law School just got $10 million to divvy out for fellowships. ABA Journal.

C) That didn’t take long. Someone is suing Chris Christie over the bridge scandal. BBC.

D) Some lawyers have their work cut out for them regarding this case of an Indian diplomat who fled the United States after committing fraud. Bloomberg.

E) Everyone wants to know what the future holds. Here’s what to expect 100 quintillion years from now. io9.

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Logical Reasonings / 12.12.13

A) Take all the Whoville presents you want, Mr. Grinch, but don’t mess with their lawyers. NPR.

B) If you want a job at a big law firm, you might want to apply to one of these law schools. Business Insider.

C) Don’t forget one of the big draws of working as a lawyer: $300K holiday bonuses. Above the Law.

D) Heads up, defense lawyers. You’ve got a new made-up disorder to use: Affluenza. NBC News.

E) Your aunt is sharing something on Facebook right now, and it’s probably one of these things. Shares From Your Aunt.

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Logical Reasonings / 9.17.13

A) The ABA says law students can work as unpaid interns at law firms. Before you read ahead, can you get me a coffee? ABA Journal.

B) Listen up. Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has some things to say about law. Public Radio International.

C) Happy 100th birthday to the University of Utah law school. Deseret News.

D) The gunman in yesterday’s deadly mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard had a long history with the law. New York Times.

E) The reviews of Grand Theft Auto V are in. Running over homeless people with a firetruck has never been more realistic. The Onion.