Tag Archive: laws

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Logical Reasonings / 2.10.15

A) A Berkeley law student advises you to consider how much you enjoyed high school before applying to law school. Daily Californian

B) Law School Toolbox‘s Allison Monahan joins Lawyerist’s podcast to discuss what success means in law school. Lawyerist

C) Learn to be a good law student from an elementary school teacher: limit distractions and foster energy. And don’t pick your nose (in public). Ms. JD

D) Updating yesterday’s post: Katy Perry’s lawyers still say she has a trademark on Left Shark. But can anyone truly own a miracle? Mashable

E) “The Cave Church of Garbage City” sounds insulting, but it’s actually both technically correct and exceedingly impressive. Slate

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Logical Reasonings / 1.2.15

A) LSAC released LSAT scores on New Year’s Day. As if your hangover wasn’t bad enough… Check out waiter reactions here. Top-Law-Schools

B) The Department of Education says that Harvard Law violated Title IX by breaking a sexual assault law. Oy. Quartz

C) If you’ve just finished your law school applications, consider thanking everyone who helped you along the way. And by consider, I mean do it duuuuuhhhhhh. Prelaw Guru

D) Laws that take in effect in 2015: pay, pot and pets. Wall Street Journal

E) This is a generic brand video. McSweeney’s

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Logical Reasonings / 11.25.14

Man, oh man. Last night’s announcement of the Ferguson grand jury decision and its ensuing fallout have been rough on many levels. Without rendering judgment or getting into personal politics, here are some thoughts from relevant corners of the internet…

Prosecutors release Ferguson grand jury evidence. Wall Street Journal

A mock cross-examination of Darren Wilson’s testimony. Above the Law

How a quiet vigil for Michael Brown turned to a night of rage. Slate

Op-Ed: The Meaning of the Ferguson Riots. New York Times

And if you’re tired of feeling angry and sad, the 85 funniest tweets ever. Finally, Buzzfeed is good for something. Buzzfeed

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Logical Reasonings / 7.31.14

A) Warning: You might fall in love with law school. Gawker.

B) Apprenticeships shmapprenticeships. Law school teaches you all you need to know. New York Times.

C) Don’t ever cheat a law student out of free pizza. Huffington Post.

D) Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is coming back for another season. Yahoo! News.

E) Brian has a confession to make: He didn’t really win the internet. Clickhole.

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Logical Reasonings / 6.23.14

A) Good news: law firms are hiring law grads. Wall Street Journal.

B) Even better news: startups and engineering firms need lawyers, too. Law Admissions Lowdown.

C) Of course, if law school isn’t your thing, there’s always politics. Sun-Sentinel.

D) The Supreme Court’s busy week kicked off with a decision on the Environmental Protection Agency. National Law Journal.

E) There are some weird folks in America. Specifically, America’s public transit. Heavy.

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Logical Reasonings / 6.17.14

A) What does the future hold in the realm of law? Fiction tells all. Washington Post.

B) If you’re pumped for the World Cup and plan on going to law school, you’ll love this breakdown. Above the Law.

C) Computers are changing every professional industry. Especially law. Wall Street Journal.

D) One of the Benghazi masterminds was caught and will go on trial in the United States. ABA Journal.

E) It’s been two days since the Miami Heat lost the NBA Finals. Their fans are going to be so mad when they find out. The Onion.

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Logical Reasonings / 6.10.14

A) Check out Aaron Rodgers rockin’ the NYU Law shirt. Above the Law.

B) President Obama referenced his own law school debt when he expanded repayment caps on student loans. ABA Journal.

C) BP has become the first company to get legal permission to fly drones. This should turn out well. Gigaom.

D) The NCAA is experiencing a bit of June Madness in the courtroom. Wall Street Journal.

E) Not ready for the World Cup? You must not be this dog. Digg.

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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 / 5.8.14

A) Here’s what law school rankings would look like if Supreme Court alumni were the only thing that mattered. Time.

B) Don’t let anyone tell you that you’re too old for law school. Syracuse.com.

C) The University of Arizona is going to be the first school to offer an undergrad law degree. I always thought it’d be the University of Phoenix. Close! National Law Journal.

D) Some dude in Florida wants to marry his laptop. Even worse, his best man is a Zune. ABA Journal.

E) Superman would be a great football player. In fact, here’s his NFL Draft profile. Slate.

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Logical Reasonings / 4.4.14

A) As of now, law schools are the only place to learn about law. Maybe that ought to change. Huffington Post.

B) Brooklyn Law School is having a sale…on tuition. Above the Law.

C) Well, this is a relief. Harvard Law School’s “human skin” book isn’t really bound by someone’s epidermis. Gawker.

D) There’s already a front-runner to replace David Letterman. Huffington Post.

E) A boss with the body of a baby. How does SNL do it? NBC.