Rankings

08 Mar 2016

2017 (2016 release) USNWR Law School Rankings Are HERE!

Fixed the issue with Blog not allowing ties 1 Yale 2 Stanford 2 Harvard 4 Columbia 4 Chicago 6 NYU 7 Penn 8 Berkeley 8 Michigan 8 UVa 11 Duke 12 Northwestern 13 Cornell 14 Georgetown 15 Texas 16 Vanderbilt 17 UCLA 18 Washington University in St. Louis 19 USC 20 Boston University 20 Iowa 22 Emory 22 Minnesota 22 Notre Dame 25 Arizona State 25 George Washington 25 Indiana 28 Alabama 28 UC-Irvine 30 Boston College 30 Ohio State 30 UC- Davis 33 William & Mary 33 Geo

Read full post
27 Feb 2016

4th Annual USNWR Rankings Prediction Contest

Predict the top 25 and win prizes if you do it well, it is that simple. Details and where to post predictions can be found at: http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=260700 [http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=260700] You need 100 posts on TLS to enter so start posting :) Grand Prize is a trip to Boulder, Colorado where I will introduce you to all kinds of lawyers, give admissions and/or career advice, and we will try to set you up for life!

Read full post
11 Mar 2015

Podcast of 2016 USNWR Law Rankings. Send us your questions!

Scott Moss, longtime chair of the Colorado Law faculty admissions committee, data guru, and still a dead ringer for Fred Savage [http://lawweb.colorado.edu/profiles/profile.jsp?id=258] and I will be doing a Podcast Monday, March 16th on the new USNWR rankings. We will upload the file here once we are done. In the meantime, please feel free to tweet [https://twitter.com/SpiveyConsult] or email us at info@spiveyconsulting.com us questions you’d like for us to discuss.

Read full post
10 Mar 2015

What did the USNWR Law School Rankings Look Like in 1987?

1. Harvard1. Yale3. Michigan4. Stanford4. Columbia6. Chicago7. Berkeley8. UVA9. NYU10. U Penn11. Texas12. Duke13. Georgetown14. UCLA15. Cornell16. Northwestern 17. Illinois17. USC19. Minnesota20. Wisconsin

Read full post
10 Mar 2015

2015 USNWR Rankings 100-150 with +/-

Note USNWR calls this “2016″ Rankings 102. Florida International University (-2) 103. Indiana University-Indianapolis (-15) 104. Rutgers (Camden) (-21) 105. Marquette University (-12) 106. Stetson University (-12) 107. Wayne State University (-18) 108. Catholic University (-1) 109. University of Wyoming (+21) 110. Gonzaga University (-3) 111. Howard University

Read full post
09 Mar 2015

2015 USNWR Law School Rankings 51-100 with +/-

Note, USNWR calls these “2016″ rankings 52. Pepperdine University (+2) 53. Temple University (+9) 54. University of Richmond (-1) 55. University of Tennessee-Knoxville (+20) 56. Baylor University (-5) 57. Georgia State University (+8) 58. University of Nebraska-Lincoln (-2) 59. Case Western University (+5) 60. University of California-Hastings (-5) 61.

Read full post
09 Mar 2015

2015 USNWR Rankings 21-50 with +/-

Note, USNWR calls this “2016″ Rankings. 22. George Washington University (-2) 23. University of Alabama (+1) 24. University of Iowa (+5) 25. University of Notre Dame (+4) 26. Arizona State University (+5) 27. Boston University (+1) 28. University of Washington (-4) 29. William & Mary (-5) 30. University of California-Irvine (NR) 31. University of California-Davis (+5)

Read full post
09 Mar 2015

2015 USNWR Top 20 Rankings with +/- changes

Note USNWR calls this “2016″ Rankings 1. Yale 2. Harvard 3. Stanford (+1) 4. Columbia 5. Chicago 6. NYU 7. Penn 8. UVa 9. Berkeley (+1) 10. Duke (+2) 11. Michigan (-1) 12. Northwestern 13. Cornell 14. GULC (-1) 15. Texas 16. UCLA 17. Vanderbilt (-1) 18. Wash U

Read full post
16 Feb 2015

The 25 Most "Underrated" Law Schools

We looked at every ABA Accredited law school to assess their latest US News & World Report ranking (2015) against their Law School Transparency employment score here [http://spiveyconsulting.com/blog/which-law-schools-give-the-biggest-employment-value-relative-to-their-rankings/] . For the below, we have now sorted through a variety of categories to derive a ranking, which for kicks and giggles we will call an "underrated law schools” ranking. This list does not include unranked schools because

Read full post
16 Feb 2015

Which Law Schools Give The Biggest Employment Value Relative to Their Rankings?

We compiled a list of every ABA Accredited law school, along with their latest US News & World Report ranking and their Law School Transparency employment score. To determine which law schools are the most underrated relative to the above, we plotted this data (see below) and came up with a linear trend line, then measured each data point’s vertical distance from the trend line. This distance is also called the “Residual,” which you can see below for each law school. Positive residuals indicate

Read full post