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Academic Reputation Scores for Law Schools Rebound in 2016 and 2017 to Reclaim 2013 Levels

63 Pages Posted: 3 Nov 2017  

Robert L. Jones

Northern Illinois University - College of Law

Date Written: November 2, 2017

Abstract

This essay summarizes the results of the U.S. News & World Report rankings published in 2016 and 2017 with respect to the academic reputation scores of law schools. In addition to analyzing the most recent results for the U.S. News rankings, the essay supplements the more extensive longitudinal study published by this author in 2013. The article also includes updated appendices from the prior study that catalog the U.S. News academic reputation scores for every law school between 1998 and 2017.

Keywords: Law School Rankings; U.S. News Rankings; Legal Education

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Jones, Robert L., Academic Reputation Scores for Law Schools Rebound in 2016 and 2017 to Reclaim 2013 Levels (November 2, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3064398 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3064398

Robert L. Jones (Contact Author)

Northern Illinois University - College of Law ( email )

Swen Parson Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115
United States

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