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Did this judicial nominee flunk his confirmation hearing?

In case you missed it, the video of judicial nominee Matthew Peterson getting roasted during the Senate confirmation hearing — for not trying any court cases to a verdict, not knowing what a motion in limine is, not knowing what the Daubert standard is — went semi-“viral” over the last few days. The nominee at the center of the questioning has since dropped out.

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Logical Reasonings / 6.18.14

A) News flash: Law school is stressful. ABA Journal.

B) Great news for female lawyers. Judges with daughters are more likely to rule in favor of women. Washington Post.

C) Hope you have good handwriting. Lawyers should always take notes. Lawyerist.

D) The US Patent Office has canceled the Washington Redskins’ trademark. CNBC.

E) Never seen a duck stampede? This one should fit the bill. Huffington Post.