Wednesday, May 3, 2006
We're shocked -- shocked! -- but it appears that law schools are taking the widely reviled U.S. News law-school rankings very seriously. At the University of Houston, former dean Nancy Rappaport is quoted in the National Law Journal as saying that the school's 20-point slide in the rankings since 2002 played a role in her departure. More deans, says the Journal, are feeling the heat.