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Logical Reasonings

A. Good news! The percentage of law grads who got JD-required and -advantage jobs is ever-so-slightly on the rise. But because every bit of good news in the legal sector must be tempered, it should be noted that technically there were fewer graduates this year. ABA Journal

B. posted part two of its series on why bar exam passage rates are so low; this feature discussed how the rate affects small firms and the public sector.

C. LSAC also announced that it would address this topic in its next webinar. @LSAC_Official

D. Human rights attorney Amal Clooney and the Clooney Foundation for Justice, in partnership with Columbia Law, the ABA, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Microsoft — quite the team-up — launched TrialWatch, which will monitor trials worldwide that may pose a risk for human rights violations. It’s sort of like Avengers: Endgame, but if the only infinity stone they were after is the justice stone. Above the Law

E. In case you make your decisions about which law school to apply to based on the pull they have with graduation speakers, here’s an incomplete list of speakers for 2019 graduation ceremonies. Above the Law