April 30, 2011
Emory Dean Resigns; Is Drop in U.S. News Rankings the Reason?Emory Dean David F. Partlett is stepping down after five years on the job. Above the Law attributes the resignation to Emory's fall from 22 to 30 in the latest U.S. News & World Report law school rankings, and the resultant fury among Emory students.
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I have for some time wondered at the attention people pay to the USNews rankings. The criteria are pretty loose, and include some PC tests.
Posted by: jimbrock | Apr 30, 2011 10:53:20 PM
Is is just me, or does anyone else think that not only do we have too many lawyers, but we have far too many law schools? Too many lawyers, have contributed to having such a bureaucratic and litigious society...perhaps if more people were to do something useful with their lives instead of becoming lawyers...
Just a thought.
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Posted by: Rich Vail | May 1, 2011 7:58:56 AM