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Monday, February 28, 2005

Indiana To Host April 15 Symposium on The Next Generation of Law School Rankings

IndianaFollowing up on our recent article, What Law Schools Can Learn from Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics, 82 Texas L. Rev. 1483 (2004), Rafael Gely and I are organizing a symposium on The Next Generation of Law School Rankings to be held at Indiana-Bloomington on April 15, 2005.  Here is the lineup of the paper presenters and their topics, as well as the commentators: 

 

Framing the Rankings Debate

Papers:

Commentary:

Ranking Methodologies

Papers:

Commentary:

Other Voices in the Rankings Debate

Papers:

  • Alex M. Johnson, Jr. (Dean, Minnesota): Destruction of the Holistic Approach to Admissions: The Pernicious Effect of Rankings
  • Gene R. Nichol (Dean, North Carolina): Law Schools, Rankings, and Public Mission
  • Nancy B. Rapoport (Dean, Houston): Eating Our Cake and Having It, Too: Why Real Change Is So Difficult in Law Schools

Commentary:

The symposium is made possible through the generous financial support of Foundation Press, Thomson-West, and the Indiana-Bloomington School of Law. Please join us on April 15.

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