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George Mason Law changing name to ASS Law

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George Mason was a founding father. He was one of the men who was responsible for the Bill of Rights — he wouldn’t sign the constitution without it (or at all, ultimately). Now, the law school at the university that bears his name is changing its name to the Antonin Scalia School of Law at George Mason University — or ASS Law: http://bit.ly/1RRHBQu

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Packers, God, job

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Attorney Curtis Creveling is a lifelong resident of Allentown, Pa. But ever since he was young kid, when his dad bought him a Green Bay Packers uniform for Christmas, he’s been a die-hard cheesehead. So when he was notified last month that he had won a ticket to a Packers playoff game scheduled the same day his client was due in court for a hearing, it wasn’t a close call. The Packers took priority: on.wsj.com/1Z8A0yf

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How the Grinch lost the LSAT exams

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Earlier this month, thousands of would-be law students sat down at testing locations across the country to take an exam that would play an incredibly significant role in the caliber of law school they’d be able to get into, and thus later impact the quality of job they’d be able to land after graduation. Of course, we’re speaking about the LSAT, a test that is administered three times each year, but this time around, some of those who decided to take the December exam were in for a nasty surprise: http://bit.ly/1Tjwq2B

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Lawyer is ordered to tell future clients he is a crook, cheat, thief and liar

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A Wisconsin judge who sentenced a lawyer to five days in jail on Thursday thought it appropriate to continue the punishment with a condition he deemed a “moving jail.” Judge Philip Kirk of Waupaca County told Appleton lawyer Michael Petersen that during his 12 months of probation he will have to inform every client that he is a crook, cheat, thief and liar: http://post.cr/1lK7Ixs

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When judges behave badly

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From high atop their perch on the bench, judges seem like masters of their domain, making decisions and occasionally creating laws that have a real-world impact on the peons in front of them. So there is some natural schadenfreude when judges find themselves at the mercy of a court, especially when they are accused of abusing their judicial authority: http://bit.ly/1O1Bohj

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