Wednesday, March 26, 2008
The 2009 U.S. News law school rankings are due to be released March 28, but purported advance copies are already circulating on the Internet. Here is a purported pdf copy of the Top 100 (104 with ties), along with the data from the various categories for the Top 58 schools. The list is reproduced in more readable form here. (Hat Tip: Concurring Opinions & First Movers.)
Update #2: Jim Lindgren points out a potential problem with the UC-Berkeley and Columbia placement data. (Both schools made dramatic moves this year, Columbia to #4 (ahead of NYU) this year from #5 last year, and UC-Berkeley to #6 (ahead of Chicago and Penn) from #8 last year.