Logical Reasonings

  • /Reviewed by: Matt Riley
  • A. Even if you procrastinated until now to sign up for the two webinars we’re hosting tomorrow, you still have time to sign up for either the first webinar on the law school admissions process or the second on the LSAT. Or, knock yourself out, sign up for both. You’ll be showered with great information on the LSAT and the law school admissions process, and you’ll also get a $300 discount on our classroom course or a $75 discount on the first month of an online LSAT course subscription. Register before tomorrow. Blueprint LSAT

    B. It was the Supreme Court’s last day of school today, and it was a busy one. The most talked-about ruling of the day will surely be its decision to uphold just part of the freeze on Trump’s travel ban issued by the Fourth and Ninth Circuits. Before SCOTUS rules on the ban after reconvening in October (unless the issue becomes moot by then—this is supposed to be a temporary ban, after all), the ban on travelers from Libya, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen with no “bona fide relationship” with the U.S. can be enforced. Washington Post

    C. SCOTUS also held that a religious school in Missouri may use tax-payer grants reserved for nonprofits to build playgrounds. This seemingly minor issue could have led to major implications for the separation of church and state, but the opinion clarified the ruling only applied to playground funding. NPR

    D. The Justice League also surprisingly announced that it would hear a case about the Christian baker in Colorado who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. Buzzfeed

    E. Finally, the Gang of Nine decided to call it a day and declined to hear a case from the Ninth Circuit, which upheld California’s strict limits on the right to carry concealed firearms in public. LA Times

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