Lowering the Bar Exam Questions


Classifying a Killer Whale for Tax Purposes

That's the title of this short video (1:13) in which Professor Jeff Karlin of Golden Gate University explains that the IRS distinguishes between killer whales and great white sharks, although both are big giant swimming things that could potentially eat…


Can You Carpool With a Corporation?

No. On Monday, January 7, Jonathan Frieman will be paying $478 for the chance to test out his argument that if corporations are "people," he ought to be able to carpool with one. Actually, the $478 is how much he'll…


Further Analysis Regarding RUI (Riding Under the Influence)

Readers have raised some interesting questions about the RUI allegations in Kentucky, described in this earlier post. Mark T. asks, "I wonder if the Kentucky definition of 'vehicle' ["all agencies for the transportation of persons or property over or upon…


Don’t Ride Drunk in Kentucky

Guess I will create a new category for this topic, once I decide on a way to categorize it. "Things Not to Drive Drunk" doesn't seem right; you shouldn't drive anything drunk, or at least anything that goes faster than…





Court: No, One Person Can’t Be a “Partnership”

I’m a strong believer that in legal writing, an introduction should pretty much tell you everything you need to know. This one does. The parties to this appeal, a partnership dispute, agree on one issue. They want us to assume…