Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Big Change In The U.S. News Law School Specialty Rankings (Including Clinical Programs)

Via Dean Paul Caron at the Tax Prof Blog:


U.S. News Report is making a dramatic change in their ranking of nine law school specialty programs (Clinical Training, Dispute Resolution, Environmental, Health Care, Intellectual Property, International, Legal Writing, Tax, Trial Advocacy).  Since their inception, the specialty ranking ballots have asked professors teaching in those areas to identify up to a given number (currently 15) of law schools having the top programs in the area.  This year, the ballots give faculty the opportunity to rank all 200 law schools on a 1-5 scale, the approach used in the overall peer reputation survey....


Read more detail from U.S. News on these changes here.




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