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Sunday, August 27, 2006

Feeder Law Schools for Supreme Court Clerkships

Leiter_logo_7At our Leiter's Law School Rankings site, Brian Leiter has updated his data on the law schools attended by Supreme Court clerks during the 1996-2006 Terms.  In all, thirty law schools had at least one graduate serve as a Supreme Court clerk during this period.  Here are the Top 10 feeder schools: 

  • 1. Harvard (95 clerks)
  • 2. Yale (70)
  • 3. Chicago (45)
  • 4. Columbia (27)
  • 5. Stanford (26)
  • 6. NYU (16)
  • 6. Virginia (16)
  • 8. Michigan (14)
  • 9. Berkeley (10)
  • 10. Texas (9)

Non-elite law schools (defined, for this purpose, as schools outside the U.S. News Top 25) with at least one Supreme Court clerk during this period:

  • BYU (3)
  • Georgia (2)
  • Illinois (2)
  • Kansas (2)
  • North Carolina (2)
  • Arizona (1)
  • Boston College (1)
  • Missouri-Columbia (1)
  • Ohio State (1)
  • Rutgers-Newark (1)

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