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6 Jun 2011, 10:08 am by Steve Bainbridge
In contrast to my own insouciance, Steve Bradford takes Brian's complaint seriously: Brian Leiter complains that conservatives aspiring for legal teaching jobs have an advantage because of programs like the Federalist Society’s  Olin-Searle-Smith Fellows in Law, which Leiter says “employ[s] ideological criteria for eligibility.” [read post]
13 Nov 2014, 7:55 am by Alfred Brophy
I thought I'd look a little at the differences between Brian Leiter's recent on-line survey of faculty quality and the U.S. [read post]
19 Feb 2009, 12:59 pm
Brian Leiter has updated his ranking of the Top 10 law faculties and the Top 10 individual law faculty with the most scholarly impact, as measured by citations over the past four years. [read post]
30 Apr 2020, 9:52 am by Paul Caron
Chronicle of Higher Education: The Legal Problem With Diversity Statements, by Brian Leiter (Chicago): When Abigail Thompson, a mathematician at the University of California at Davis, wrote an opinion piece last fall in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society lamenting the use of mandatory diversity statements in job applications,... [read post]
30 Jul 2013, 12:19 pm by Paul Caron
Brian Leiter (Chicago), Reflections on "The Economic Value of a Law Degree" and the Response to It: Here's what I think we know and don't know after the first serious scholarly intervention in the debate about an economic value of a law degree: The vast majority of those who got... [read post]
13 Dec 2011, 9:30 am by Paul Caron
Following up on my prior posts: University of Texas Law School Dean Resigns Immediately in Wake of Faculty Division Over Compensation University of Texas Chancellor Orders Review of Use of Foundation Funds to Pay 19 Law Faculty Over $300,000 Brian Leiter (Chicago), Texas Turmoil, Redux: I've been in touch with... [read post]
15 Mar 2012, 9:00 am by Paul Caron
Brian Leiter (Chicago), Four Changes to the Status Quo in Legal Education That Might Be Worth Something: Some changes are obvious and we've been remarking on them for years (e.g., better oversight of employment reporting by schools), and some are beyond the power of law schools to affect (e.g., federally... [read post]
8 Jul 2007, 11:00 pm
Brian Leiter has updated his ranking of the Top 40 Law Schools by Student Quality -- as measured by the 75th percentile LSAT and 25% percentile LSAT of the Fall 2006 entering class. [read post]
7 Sep 2007, 4:15 am
Click on the title to read a brief report in the ABA Journal online about Brian Leiter's new rankings. [read post]
13 Oct 2010, 5:04 pm by Alfred Brophy
I know that Brian Leiter was just having some fun with his internet poll on the top 40 law schools, (with the final results -- what one  might call "the definitive ranking of the top 40 law schools, 2010 edition" here) but I figured that I'd compare the results of the Leiter poll with the Sisk data (and some other standbys -- the US News peer assessment and lawyer/judge scores and the Washington and Lee Law Library citations study, a/k/a the Doyle data). [read post]
16 Jun 2014, 8:27 am by Steve Bainbridge
It's another Will Sonnett moment ("no brag, just fact"), courtesy of Brian Leiter's most recent ranking of law faculty by scholarly impact: ... we have prepared a study of the ten most highly cited... [[ This is a content summary only. [read post]
20 Mar 2014, 11:56 am by UChicagoLaw
On Law School Reports, Leiter argues against a recent Above the Law post claiming that employers care about U.S. [read post]
21 Jun 2016, 10:15 am by Art Hinshaw
Every summer University of Chicago Law Prof Brian Leiter posts lists of the most cited scholars in various disciplines at his blog Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports. [read post]
29 Oct 2007, 11:10 am
Brian Leiter was there and he now has... [read post]
20 May 2009, 12:35 pm
Brian Leiter (Chicago) has a detailed post on The Most "Conservative" Law Faculties: Among the top law schools, Northwestern University and University of Virginia are clearly both the farthest to the right and with the most prominent scholars, but Harvard University isn't far behind (with Goldsmith, Manning & Vermeule, among... [read post]
21 Nov 2007, 5:17 am
Here's Brian Leiter's top-10 list of most cited faculty in Labor & Employment Law, based on citations from 2000-07: . . . 1. [read post]
8 Apr 2010, 11:15 am by Lyrissa Lidsky
Is it just me, or do the scholarly citation rankings recently posted on Brian Leiter's blog cast others into despair?  [read post]
11 Feb 2014, 9:18 am by UChicagoLaw
On Law School Reports, Brian Leiter notes a new study of recent law school graduates' satisfaction with the experience. [read post]
8 Jun 2020, 5:20 pm by Brian Leiter
He is survived by me, his son Brian, and daughter-in-law Sheila, and his grandchildren Samuel, William, and... [read post]