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Jul 30, 2015
Logical Fallacies to Look Out For This Election Season

We’re already being forced to deal with election season nonsense. Instead of catching up on the latest Donald Trump fluff in the news, we’re going to look at some common logical fallacies used and abused by politicians. Causal Flaws Causal flaws abound in political reasoning. For example, a state will pass some expensive piece of […]

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May 06, 2015
Logical Fallacies and the NBA Playoffs

We’re getting deep into the NBA playoffs. You may be tempted to avoid studying for the LSAT by watching these games, but with just about a month before the June exam, there isn’t a moment to waste. Fortunately, you can multitask and get some much-needed review of the common fallacies by paying close attention to […]

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Sep 19, 2014
Common LSAT Logical Fallacies: Composition

Have you ever heard that inane little riddle, “Which weighs more, a ton of bricks or a ton of feathers?” It’s gotta be bricks, they’re way heavier. Right? The crux of this pissant’s play is the “ton,” of course; we’ve already established that their weights are equivalent. Thus, neither weighs more than the other. So […]

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May 15, 2013
LSAT in Real Life: The Logical Fallacies of Charles Ramsey

Last week, Charles Ramsey rose to Internet fame with one TV interview following the rescue of three women in Cleveland who had been kidnapped for about a decade. And it was one hell of a TV interview (see below), covering everything from how surprised he was to find kidnapping victims in the house next door […]

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Oct 13, 2012
LSAT Logical Fallacies From Last Night’s VP Debate

The current presidential campaign has been rife with material for fact-checkers, comedians, and informal logicians, and last night’s vice presidential debate was no exception. Congressman Paul Ryan prepared for the debate by getting jacked, while Vice President Joe Biden underwent emergency surgery to make his smile even bigger. While pundits on the left argue that […]

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May 11, 2012
Spend Mother’s Day With Some LSAT Logical Fallacies

This Sunday is the holiday known as Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day 2012 is actually the 98th official Mother’s Day, and its origins stretch long before that. It was originally a holiday for mothers who lost sons in the civil war, and was later broadened to honor all mothers. Soon after it was characterized by the […]

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Feb 03, 2012
Down! Set! LSAT Logical Fallacies at the Super Bowl! Hike!

Super Bowl XLVI, also known as “Super Bowl Extra Large Six,” is a mere three days away. You have exactly that much time to fly to Las Vegas and lay down your savings on the Giants, the Patriots, the over, the under, or whether or not Madonna kisses Gisele Bündchen during the halftime show. By […]

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Sep 21, 2020
Logical Reasoning Examples: Logic Fails of the Week

Out of the three sections of the LSAT, the Logical Reasoning section is the one whose skills and strategies you’ll use every day, whether or not you become a lawyer. The LR section asks you to analyze, criticize, and breakdown different arguments. Unlike something as impractical as Calculus 2, you will likely encounter an argument […]

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Oct 01, 2018
A Look at the September 2018 LSAT: Logical Reasoning

For fans of rap music whose tastes go beyond whatever shows up on Rap Caviar, September 29th, 1998 is generally considered to be the greatest release date for rap albums ever. You had Outkast get really into traditional rap subversions and astral funk excursions and spoken word discursions on their masterpiece Aquemini. You had Jay-Z, […]

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Jul 04, 2018
A Look at the June 2018 LSAT: Logical Reasoning

Throughout this week, we’ll be sharing our thoughts on the recently released June 2018 LSAT. Today, we’re covering the score release and Logical Reasoning. Come back Thursday for a discussion of Reading Comp, and Friday for Logic Games and the curve. Last Thursday, nothing related to the LSAT was supposed to happen. The scores for […]

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