Home

Update: Did Law Schools Cheat on US News Rankings?
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

US News & World ReportEarlier this week we reported on the US News & World Report law school rankings for this year.

Now it seems US News is reexamining some of the data provided to it by law schools on the list.

From US News‘ Robert Morse:

  
What
Where


It has come to our attention, since the law rankings were published, that a few schools might have submitted incorrect data to U.S. News. We are studying these situations very carefully and will have more to say next week.

The University of Nebraska College of Law asserts that its drop in the rankings from last year is due to incorrect information.

Online commentators who have examined the rankings suggest that Brooklyn Law School might have benefited from incorrect information presented to US News; but there is no evidence of intentional cheating, and the school has yet to respond.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Again, from Robert Morse:

These rankings are based on two types of data: expert opinions about program quality and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research, and students. These data come from surveys of more than 1,200 programs and some 11,000 academics and professionals that were conducted in Fall 2008.





 

RELEVANT JOBS

Experienced Real Estate Attorney

USA-NY-New York City

EXPERIENCED REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY NEEDED   HIGH LEVEL REQUIREMENTS   2-3 YEA...

Apply now

Paralegal / Legal Assistant

USA-FL-Orlando

Small firm law office in downtown Orlando seeks to hire a legal secretary / office manager for a ful...

Apply now

Associate Attorney, Litigation

USA-TX-Houston

Duties include: drafting pleadings, motions, discovery, memoranda / briefs, attending depositions an...

Apply now

Legal Assistant / Office Assistant

USA-TX-Dallas

Boutique Law Firm in need of a full-time admin assistant with office experience. Job Type: Full-t...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Family Law Attorney

USA-CA-Sacramento

Sacramento office of our client seeks Family Law Attorney with 6 years of experience. The candidate ...

Apply Now

Business Litigation Attorney

USA-NY-New York City

New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search top ranked law firm seeks Business Litigation Attorney...

Apply Now

Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-TX-Dallas

Dallas office of a BCG Attorney Search top ranked law firm seeks Litigation Associate Attorney with ...

Apply Now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top