Paul L. Caron

Friday, September 25, 2009

What's in a (Law School) Name?

Stan Chess breaks down the names of the 199 ABA-approved law schools:

  • 112: School of Law
  • 39:   College of Law
  • 37:   Law School
  • 8:     Law Center
  • 3:     Law (Berkeley Law, Carolina Law, New England Law)

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Comments Apparently Brian Leiter is not the only person with way too much time on their hands.

Here's a ranking: People with way too much time on their hands as judged by the ridiuculous ways they rank, and re-rank, and re-rank again, and, you knew it was coming, re-rank again, and again and schools:

1. Brian Leiter
2. The guy that came up with this ranking

Posted by: Billy | Sep 25, 2009 2:39:15 PM

Another way of looking at this important ranking:
56% - School of Law
20% - College of Law
19% - Law School
04% - Law Center
01% - Law

Now, let's find the different names for accounting schools.

Posted by: Woody | Sep 25, 2009 3:36:42 PM

So who's going to be lucky ABA-approved #200? ...and more importantly, will there be a cake & punch reception?

Posted by: Pres | Sep 25, 2009 4:09:22 PM

I think a ranking of people who rank the rankings is the inevitable next step.

Posted by: mike livingston | Sep 25, 2009 6:24:07 PM

I cannot believe someone made this sort list. Why? Why? Why?

Posted by: Who Cares | Sep 26, 2009 9:40:50 AM