Paul L. Caron
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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

U.S. News Law School Academic Reputation Scores, 1998-2019

Robert L. Jones (Northern Illinois), Academic Reputation Scores for Law Schools Stagnate in 2018 and Rise Modestly in 2019:

This essay summarizes the results of the U.S. News & World Report rankings published in 2018 and 2019 with respect to the academic reputation scores of law schools. In addition to analyzing the most recent results for the U.S. News rankings, the essay supplements the more extensive longitudinal study published by this author in 2013. The article also includes updated appendices from the prior study that catalog the U.S. News academic reputation scores for every law school between 1998 and 2019. 

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School 2019 Peer Assessment Score 1998 Peer Assessment Score Change Between 1998 & 2019
Texas A&M 2.4 1.5 0.9
Alabama 3.2 2.5 0.7
Michigan State 2.4 1.8 0.6
Pepperdine 2.7 2.2 0.5
Florida State 3.1 2.6 0.5
Georgia State 2.7 2.2 0.5
Howard 2.6 2.1 0.5
CUNY 2.2 1.8 0.4
Arizona State 3.2 2.9 0.3
Fordham 3.3 3.0 0.3
Seattle 2.3 2.0 0.3
Denver 2.8 2.5 0.3
Georgia 3.3 3.0 0.3
Washington Univ. 3.7 3.4 0.3

Pepperdine Peer Reputation (040219)

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