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Logical Reasonings

A. The Supreme Court upheld the Ninth Circuit’s decision that grandparents of U.S. citizens must be exempted from the Trump travel ban. Washington Post

B. A federal judge referenced Tyrion Lannister in an opinion, but sadly did not make the decision in a trial by combat. Above the Law

C. A note to those thinking about future interviews for legal jobs, especially in criminal justice: don’t reveal that you will attempt to abide by the requirements of professional responsibility. NY Times

D. After years in Nevada state prison for kidnapping and armed robbery, O.J. Simpson is up for parole today. Washington Post

E. U.S. Senator John McCain was diagnosed with brain cancer yesterday. Whatever your opinions on his political beliefs, it’s worth revisiting this David Foster Wallace profile of McCain during the 2000 primary campaign, which features a compelling description of his years in a North Vietnam POW camp. Up, Simba

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