Law School Rankings

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Abstract

It is common to assume that prospective law students may check the rankings of law schools before they decide which schools to apply for pursuing legal studies. Prospective law firms may also check the law school rankings before they make their hiring decisions. Thus, it is utterly important to understand the methodologies used by major ranking institutions and identify the key factors that might influence the ranking of a law school. Specifically, we attempt to investigate the relationships between law school rankings and a set of potential key factors such as law school graduate employment, student faculty ratio, tuition, grants or scholarships for students, enrollment, J.D. or LL.B. degrees awarded, percentage of students passing the bar, GPA, LSAT scores, and geographic location of the law school.
Original languageEnglish
StatePublished - Sep 21 2012
EventFall 2012 Annual Conference - Mt. Pleasant, MI.
Duration: Sep 21 2012Sep 21 2012

Conference

ConferenceFall 2012 Annual Conference
Period09/21/1209/21/12

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