Ratings, Not Rankings: Why U.S. News & World Report Shouldn't Want to Be Compared to Time and Newsweek - or The New Yorker

5 Pages Posted: 10 Oct 2006  

Nancy B. Rapoport

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law

Abstract

This article discusses the many problems with the U.S. News & World Report rankings of law schools. It argues, among other things, that the rankings magnify insignificant differences among law schools and that the rankings do not provide helpful consumer information.

Keywords: rankings, law schools

JEL Classification: C40, K00

Suggested Citation

Rapoport, Nancy B., Ratings, Not Rankings: Why U.S. News & World Report Shouldn't Want to Be Compared to Time and Newsweek - or The New Yorker. Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 60, p. 1097, 1999. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=936246

Nancy B. Rapoport (Contact Author)

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