“This change has no impact on the law rankings,” he tells the ABA Journal in an e-mail. “They will still be fully published in print, in the newsstand guide, as has been the case now for many years. They will still be online on U.S. News.” … [Read more...] about US News to End Hard-Copy Subscriptions But Keep Law School Rankings, Website & Newsstand Sales
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The blog has this quote, supposedly from an Angie’s List spokesperson: “I realized the need for such a rankings system when I had to hire a plumber last month. Following the U.S. News law school rankings methodology, I tried to select a plumber based on educational qualifications, reputation among other plumbers, and expenditures on their businesses. Then it hit me: I only cared about the reviews of plumbers submitted by their customers. I consulted Angie’s List and found a great plumber, and thought: why not do the same thing for law schools.” … [Read more...] about Is Angie’s List getting into the law school ranking business?
“Because UC operated for some time with interim leaders in both the president’s and provost’s office, the disaffected group of tenured law professors worked to exploit this leadership vacuum to preserve the status quo, derail the progress I have achieved and try to push me out of the dean’s position,” Bard wrote in her statement to the Courier. … [Read more...] about Despite significant rise in US News & World Report rankings, law school dean placed on leave
The recent grad emailed the lawyer near close of business Friday, and the lawyer responded within an hour. He invited the lawyer to come in Monday to talk and explained to him that while he didn’t have a position per se, he was looking for “someone who is considering starting a solo practice but doesn’t have the capital to get an office, supplies, malpractice insurance, etc. I have a lot of overflow right now, but given that we just opened our doors last year, I can’t pay someone $85k a year, salary, and benefits. Maybe soon, but not right now.” … [Read more...] about Blogging gig: Comedy required, law degree optional; What data should law school rankings consider?
This month, the council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, the accrediting body for U.S. law schools, conditionally approved changes (PDF posted by Law School Transparency) to its law school questionnaire requiring law schools to report more detailed post-graduate employment information. The changes hinge on a formal agreement with the National Association for Law Placement, which collects the information, to turn the data over to the ABA. … [Read more...] about US News Likely to Change Law School Ranking Methodology in Wake of ABA Action