Monday, February 28, 2005
Following up on our recent article, What Law Schools Can Learn from Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics, 82 Texas L. Rev. 1483 (2004), Rafael Gely and I are organizing a symposium on The Next Generation of Law School Rankings to be held at Indiana-Bloomington on April 15, 2005. Here is the lineup of the paper presenters and their topics, as well as the commentators:
Framing the Rankings Debate
Other Voices in the Rankings Debate
- Alex M. Johnson, Jr. (Dean, Minnesota): Destruction of the Holistic Approach to Admissions: The Pernicious Effect of Rankings
- Gene R. Nichol (Dean, North Carolina): Law Schools, Rankings, and Public Mission
- Nancy B. Rapoport (Dean, Houston): Eating Our Cake and Having It, Too: Why Real Change Is So Difficult in Law Schools
The symposium is made possible through the generous financial support of Foundation Press, Thomson-West, and the Indiana-Bloomington School of Law. Please join us on April 15.