Monday, October 14, 2013
U.S. News Undecided on Using Law School Expenditures in Rankings, Despite ABA's Decision to Stop Collecting Data
Following up on Friday's post on Brian Leiter's post that despite the ABA's June 7 decision to eliminate the requirement that law schools report their expenditures to the ABA, U.S. News is continuing to ask law schools for this data: although I noted that U.S. News "presumably will keep using the data in its annual law school rankings," Inside Higher Ed reports today:
Update: Brian Leiter (Chicago): "Just to be clear, then: U.S. News will waste thousands of hours of time of administrative staff around the country compiling data they would not otherwise need to compile, but may not use any of it. Classy."