Paul L. CaronDean
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
By Paul Caron
Results based on Google search for "law school" on October 30, 2007. For details of Google's search algorithm, see here.
Update: As other have pointed out, these rankings of course favor schools with "Law School" in their title (as opposed to "College of Law" or "School of Law"):
Top 10 -- "College of Law" search:
Top 10 -- "School of Law" search:
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Georgetown doesn't have a law school. It has a law center. I would assume that that curious anomoaly affects our google ranking.
Posted by: Jim Razaa | Nov 1, 2007 11:22:29 AM
You should do your search as "law school" OR "school of law" OR "college of law". That would meld the three rankings into one.
Posted by: Eric | Nov 1, 2007 2:27:03 PM
I'm guessing the search you really want (to create combined rankings) is:
"law school" OR "school of law" OR "college of law" site:.edu
Posted by: Luis Villa | Nov 2, 2007 9:35:27 AM
Sadly, Georgetown University Law Center is ill-served by the alternatives, as well. It is a new kind of branding problem.
Posted by: Rebecca Tushnet | Nov 2, 2007 9:38:24 AM
what happens if people just type boalt?
Posted by: Aeo | Nov 2, 2007 3:39:17 PM
Exactly. So you should search by "Georgetown."
Posted by: Skaddenite | Nov 2, 2007 4:24:02 PM
UC Irvine sure made a fast start, up to 153 already. I guess the Chemerinsky appointment was a smart move after all.
Posted by: RJC | Nov 2, 2007 8:55:52 PM
Thanks for the great post!
Here's another ranking:
which I blogged about:
Posted by: Alex | Nov 7, 2007 5:38:26 PM
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