Wednesday, March 28, 2007
The new 2008 U.S. News & World Report Law School Rankings, scheduled to be officially released on Friday, have apparently leaked (Concurring Opinions, Law School Discussion, Volokh Conspiracy). As Brian Leiter notes, "the 'overall' rank is a sheer nonsense number, most dramatically so outside the top 20-25." But folks do care (obsess) about the overall ranking, so here are the Top 25, and the change from last year's overall ranking [click on chart to enlarge]:
Here are the biggest moves among the Top 100 schools [click on chart to enlarge]:
Brian lists the Top 30 schools by academic and lawyer/judge reputation.