YouTube Causes Poor Life Choices: Drunk Edition

Joline Zepcevski SciTech Leave a Comment

It’s probably no surprise to anyone that media exposure to alcohol increases the likelihood of indulging in alcohol. The point of advertising is that people are more likely to purchase the product, not just in the specific sense of that brand, but in the more generic sense. That’s the rationale behind banning the advertising of cigarettes – a ban that …

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Seven Lawyer Laugh-Test Fails

Bitter Staff Columns, Lawyer 14 Comments

The law has a test for everything. There’s a test for when a corporation must disclose a material fact to its investors. A test for when a film is obscene. And there’s a test for when a particular argument is so ridiculous that it shouldn’t be made at all. And then there’s the straight face/laugh test. While you won’t find it in …

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Five YouTube Law Students

Bitter Staff Columns, law school, Lawyer 9 Comments

Law school isn’t what it used to be. Thanks to the digital age, students are no longer spending their precious few moments of free time pursuing binge drinking and casual sex. Pity. What they are doing, is tapping into their inner Steven Spielberg, the evidence of which can be found on YouTube. Here are five favorites. And when you’re done, …

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