Paul L. Caron

Friday, April 5, 2024

U.S. News Updates Embargoed Law School Rankings, Impacting Overall Ranking Of 80 Schools

Yesterday (April 4), U.S. News announced it had updated the embargoed law school rankings released on Wednesday (April 3):

US News (2023)An update has been made to the preliminary embargoed Best Graduate Schools rankings. Please review the updated data to ensure the accuracy of any prepared communications. Adjustments were made to how ranks were displayed and sorted for Academic Insight users in the Law School rankings dataset. ...

Please note that the rankings and their related data are subject to change and are not considered final until published on on Tuesday, April 9, 2024.

The display of the rankings of 80 (!) law schools in the April 3 release as originally sorted was corrected in the April 4 rankings, including 9 law schools in the Top 50.

U.S. News also encountered problems in the release of last year's law school rankings: What Is Causing The 3+ Week Delay In The U.S. News Law School Rankings?

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