Inspired by this 2007 Taxprof post, I decided to compare the 2013 US News undergrad ranking to the 2013 overall law school rank. This project was a bit more complicated than it was six years ago, due both to scandal & to the proliferation of regionally rankings. But, ignoring schools that aren’t present on both lists, the results are illuminating. For figures, follow me after the jump.
First, I’ll list the schools with a +20 or more difference between law and undergrad rankings — i.e., those schools with a significantly better ranked law school than their home institution.
Next, those schools with a -10 or more difference — i.e., those law schools lagging the most behind their home institutions.
You’ll note that there are more law schools [...]
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