Paul L. Caron

Monday, January 3, 2022

The Top 10 Legal Education Posts Of 2021

  1. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2021 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews
  2. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2022 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Admissions
  3. U.S. News & World Report, 2022 U.S. News Law School Peer Reputation Rankings (And Overall Rankings)
  4. U.S. News & World Report, Omnibus Specialty Rankings
  5. U.S. News & World Report, Release Of  THIRD Version Of Law School Rankings In Advance Of Their Public Release On Tuesday (12:01 AM ET)
  6. Amanda Runyon (Pennsylvania), Leslie A. Street (William & Mary), & Amanda Watson (Houston), U.S. News Ranking Metrics Stifle Law Libraries, Tie Hands of Law Schools
  7. Washington Free Beacon, Yale Law School Dean Heather Gerken Admits Error, Stops Short Of Apologizing To Targeted Students; Law Prof Calls For Conservative Yale 1Ls To Transfer
  8. Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Jason Kilborn, UI-Chicago Law School Settle Controversy Over December 2020 Civ Pro Final Exam Question
  9. Brian Leiter (Chicago), University Of Illinois-Chicago Law School Reassigns Jason Kilborn's Spring Classes While He Undergoes Mandatory Diversity Training
  10. Princeton Review, 2021 Law School Rankings: Overall Ranking

Here are the next most popular legal education posts of 2021:

  1. Miami Hurricane, University Of Miami President Fires Tony Varona After Less Than Two Years As Dean; Tenured Faculty Protests Decision; Varona's Lawyer Says He Will Contest The Firing
  2. Karen Sloan (, U.S. News Makes Last-Minute Changes to Law School Rankings, Fueling Criticism And Concern
  3. ABA, Law School Rankings By Ultimate Bar Passage Rates
  4. CU Today, Colorado Relieves John Eastman Of His Duties, Chapman Bars Him From Speaking At Law Review Symposium He Organized; Eastman Speaks At Arizona State Federalist Society Event Despite Opposition From Students And Dean
  5. New York Times, Gripped By ‘Dinner Party-gate,’ Yale Law School Confronts A Venomous Divide
  6. WCTV, Katherine Magbanua Will Be Retried For Murder Of Florida State Law Professor Dan Markel
  7. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), The Fall 2021 Law School Admissions Season Was One For The Ages: Applicants Were Up 12.6%, With Biggest Increase (66%) Among The 170+ LSAT Band
  8. Rory Bahadur (Washburn), The U.S. News Law School Rankings Are Racist
  9. New York Times, Why Did The Dean Of The Most Diverse Law School In America Cancel Herself?
  10. Mike Spivey, The Fall 2021 Admissions Cycle: The Best Of Times (For Law Schools), The Worst Of Times (For Applicants)
  11. Karen Sloan (, ABA Gets An Earful Over Proposed Diversity Training Mandate For Law Students
  12. Mike Spivey, The New U.S. News Law School Rankings Methodology: Implications And Predictions
  13. Jeffrey Kinsler (Belmont), The Best Law Schools For Passing The Bar Exam
  14. Glenn Reynolds (Tennessee), Northwestern Law Faculty To Vote Today On New Dean Hari Osofsky's Tenure In Controversial Search Process
  15. Wall Street Journal, A No-Jerks Rule Can Make Your Business (And Law School) Thrive

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