The Washington & Lee Law Library has recently updated its Law Journal Rankings to include data from 2012. The rankings take into account citations to journals during the last eight years, with the combined score looking at impact factor and total cites. Much more detail on the ranking methodology is available here. Over the last [...]
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BYU Law ranks number 2 in the U.S. News and World Report’s list of 10 Most Popular Law Schools. This ranking looks at law school yield or the school’s percentage of accepted students that enroll. BYU’s yield was 70% for 2011-12, placing it between #1 Yale and #3 Harvard.
The U.S. News and World Report has released a list of 10 Law Schools that Lead to the Least Debt and BYU Law is a member of the club. The article accompanying the list also points out that BYU Law is the only school on the Least Debt List that is also ranked in the [...]
BYU Law rose 3 spots to #39 in the annual U.S. News and World Report Ranking of Best Law Schools. Also ranked at #39 are George Mason, Ohio State, and University of Maryland.
Each year the Washington and Lee School of Law announces its rankings of the nation’s law journals. In a nutshell, the Washington and Lee Law Journal ranking is based on a “weighted combination of both impact-factor and total cites” over the last eight years. (A more technical explanation of the combined score can be found [...]
BYU Law recently came in at number two in National Jurist magazine’s ranking of Best Value Law Schools. The original list that came out a few months ago was unranked, but the November 2011 issue of National Jurist ranked the schools and has BYU near the top. Thought you’d like to know. Hat tip to [...]
The 2012 U.S. News and World Report Law School Rankings are out today–quite a bit earlier than last year. Whether you like them or not, they are certainly the most anticipated and discussed law school rankings out there. BYU Law held steady at #42 in this year’s rankings.
BYU Law ranks 17th in Brian Leiter’s recent rankings of Supreme Court Clerkship Placement, 2000 through 2010 Terms.
Professor Paul Caron of the Tax Prof Blog has crunched some numbers from the latest edition of the Princeton Review’s Best 172 Law Schools and come up with some alternative rankings for law schools. BYU Law ranks 19th in the 2011 Princeton Review Top 50 Law Schools according to Caron.
National Jurist has recently ranked BYU Law #2 in its rankings of Best Value Law Schools for the second year in a row. Dean Jim Rasband is quoted in the article. Check out the actual rankings here.