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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

2013 Washington & Lee (and Google Scholar) Law Review Rankings

W&L LogoWashington & Lee has released its 2013 Law Review Rankings.  David Lat has a detailed analysis here, including a comparison of the W&L rankings with the U.S. News rankings:

  1. Stanford Law Review (2 in U.S. News)
  2. Harvard Law Review (2)
  3. Columbia Law Review (4)
  4. Yale Law Journal (1)
  5. University of Pennsylvania Law Review (7)
  6. Georgetown Law Journal (14)
  7. UCLA Law Review (17)
  8. Michigan Law Review (9)
  9. California Law Review (9)
  10. Virginia Law Review (7) 

Google ScholarHere are the Google Scholar rankings (with each publication’s W&L rank noted parenthetically):

  1. Columbia Law Review (3 in W&L)
  2. Harvard Law Review (2)
  3. Stanford Law Review (1)
  4. University of Pennsylvania Law Review (5)
  5. Yale Law Journal (4)
  6. Georgetown Law Journal (6)
  7. Michigan Law Review (8)
  8. UCLA Law Review (7)
  9. Texas Law Review (11)
  10. Virginia Law Review (10)

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Comments

How significant are law school reviews, unless the review actually looks at the schools that help graduates find paying jobs in firms? I read that for every 100 law students there is one job to fight over.

Posted by: Seth Lavine | Feb 25, 2014 3:27:54 PM