Antonin Scalia School of Law (ASSOL) renamed due to unfortunate acronym

The newly-named Antonin Scalia School of Law has been renamed after its creators realized the school acronym is now ASSOL.

I am not making this up.

The school, named after the recently-deceased Supreme Court justice, will henceforth be named the Antonin Scalia Law School.

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Conservative Supreme Court Justice Antoni Scalia.

NPR reports that, not surprisingly, some of the law students, and prospective law students, are none too thrilled with attending a school with the name “Scalia” in it.

Then again, George Mason University, the school in northern Virginia where the law school is hosted, is already a hotbed of uber-conservatism. So if you attend George Mason, you kind of knew what you were getting into, ASSOL.

Heh.

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