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LSAT: Don’t Call It A Comeback

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Back around 1997, the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) started trending upwards. It generally kept trending upwards until 2009. But then the recession hit in 2008. The subsequent contraction of the legal industry generated volumes of bad news regarding the prospects of law ...

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Is Bitcoin Legal Money?

Bitcoin Legal Money

This past week there was a fair bit of noise as to whether Bitcoin is legal money or not, spurred on by Florida v. Espinoza, a recent case in Miami, Florida. This pithy line struck a chord with many: The court is not ...

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The Lawyer Party

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The Lawyer Party Since 1984, every Democratic nominee for President and Vice President has been a lawyer. Most Republican nominees have not been lawyers1Romney only kind of counts. He got a joint MBA/JD, but went into finance. What does that mean? Not sure really. ...

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Is PokemonGo Illegal?

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This past week Nintendo unleashed Pokemon Go in U.S., Australia and New Zealand and subsequently jumped in value nearly 8 billion dollars: Pokemon Go has added almost $8 BILLION to Nintendo’s value. That’s like the entire worth of Supercell pic.twitter.com/3GOU1z60qR — ...

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If You Own A Roomba…Can You Own A MurderBot?

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In the aftermath of the tragedy of the Dallas shootings this week, one particular detail has caught they eye of many observers. The Dallas Police Department (DPD) killed the shooter with a robot. “We saw no other option but to use ...

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Amazing And Hilarious Courtroom Transcripts

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(WARNING: Strong language ahead) So….maybe you saw that courtroom transcript that I shared yesterday floating around the Internet. THIS IS THE BEST COURTROOM TRANSCRIPT OF ALL TIME. https://t.co/Vb4C3qXg2x pic.twitter.com/ZvII3Z6JUa — Keith Lee (@associatesmind) June 22, 2016 It’s pretty incredible really. ...

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A Blinking Light Locating A Weak Point In An Argument

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Many lawyers will spend significant amounts of time reading, analyzing, and deconstructing briefs, motions, and contracts. This requires a significant amount of reading and research. The consumption of volumes of information is part and parcel of being a lawyer. As someone once ...

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Law Student v. Law School

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Well, one of these cases are finally going to court. Unsurprisingly, in liberal California with its consumer-friendly laws. It’s been years in the making. Law students have been trying across the country for years but have been batted away. The ...

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February 2016 Bar Exam Tips

FEBRUARY 2016 bar exam tips

Lots of nervous, recent graduates from law schools will be sitting down to take the February 2016 bar exam next week. For some it might be their first time, for others it’s the 2nd or 3rd time at the rodeo.  It’s been a ...

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