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22 Jan 2014, 9:30 am by Paul Caron
Huffington Post op-ed: Why Philosophy Has Been Central to Legal Education for More Than a Century, by Brian Leiter (Chicago): In a prior post, I noted the developments in American legal education over the last 150 years that have led to the central place of economics, psychology, and history, among... [read post]
23 Mar 2014, 9:20 am by Paul Caron
Brian Leiter (Chicago), More Signs of the Times: "Twenty years ago, 12 hours was the norm at most law schools, except for the very top ones. [read post]
8 Aug 2009, 5:32 pm
Over at the “Law School Reports” blog, Professor Brian Leiter is conducting an interesting (unscientific) poll on “what is your attitude towards veganism? [read post]
15 Jan 2014, 1:30 am by Paul Caron
Huffington Post op-ed: American Legal Education: The First 150 Years, by Brian Leiter (Chicago): Why do law schools educate new lawyers the way they do, not only through the "case method" and Socratic questioning, the methodology made famous in the 1973 film The Paper Chase (though hardly any professors are... [read post]
26 Nov 2007, 7:33 am
Like Mary Dudziak, I'm skeptical about Brian Leiter's latest citation rankings of law professors. [read post]
8 Mar 2010, 6:44 pm by Steve Bainbridge
Brian Leiter cancelled a poll on favorite law bloggers because:SOME HAVE RESORTED TO USING FACEBOOK TO STACK THE VOTING, SPECIFICALLY AGAINST SOMEONE ELSE.  [read post]
29 Oct 2018, 11:00 am by Paul Caron
, by Brian Leiter (Chicago): Across academe, many scholars have been suggesting that we should not cite the scholarship of bad people. [read post]
28 Sep 2016, 11:37 am by Paul Caron
Brian Leiter (Chicago), 50 Best Law School Faculties in Terms of Scholarly Distinction, 2016 Edition: Here's a list of 76 faculties that might have some claim on having one of the 50 strongest law faculties in terms of scholarly distinction (with apologies to any wrongly omitted). [read post]
17 May 2010, 5:30 pm by Steve Bainbridge
Brian Leiter has posted the final version of his TOP 25 LAW FACULTIES IN SCHOLARLY IMPACT, 2005-2009 (AND HIGHEST IMPACT FACULTY IN 13 AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION) survey: This is a study that aims to identify the 25 law faculties with the most “scholarly impact” as measured by citations during roughly the past FIVE years. ... [read post]
25 Nov 2012, 1:54 pm by Todd Zywicki
Brian Leiter, author of theLeiter Reports blog and a law professor at the University of Chicago who has an interest in philosophy, asks why Western democracies have sought to promote and protect religion—and religious liberty—in both law and culture. *** What to make of this? [read post]
13 Sep 2008, 6:03 pm
Brian Leiter was hired by Macleans magazine to design measurement criteria, compile data and rank the schools. [read post]
4 Sep 2007, 6:00 pm
Brian Leiter has published his new ranking of the Top 35 Law Faculties Based on Scholarly Impact (Citation Counts). [read post]
19 Jul 2011, 10:31 pm by Paul Caron
Brian Leiter names Nine Transformative Deans in the Last Decade: Michael Fitts (Penn) Heidi Hurd (Illinois) Elena Kagan (Harvard) Kenneth Randall (Alabama) Daniel Rodriguez (San Diego) Kent Syverud (Vanderbilt) David Van Zandt (Northwestern) Donald Weidner (Florida State) Patricia White (Arizona State) The Deans to watch in the coming years: Erwin... [read post]
16 Aug 2009, 12:02 pm
Brian Leiter has reported the results of his poll here and contributed his own analysis of veganism, which he concludes to be a “kind of harmless and in many ways sweet eccentricity. [read post]
21 Nov 2007, 12:17 am
With new rankings based on citations making the rounds, it seems a good time to reiterate a point this blog raised earlier: Brian Leiter's rankings are not a true measure of "scholarly impact," especially in a field like legal history. [read post]
16 Apr 2007, 7:19 am
From Gordon Smith (Wisconsin en route to BYU), who is reacting to that guy Brian Leiter.... [read post]
21 Jul 2015, 10:31 am by Tom Smith via Brian looks like the Jewish version of my father. [read post]
5 Aug 2013, 12:15 pm by Paul Caron
Following up on Friday's post, ABA Task Force on the Future of Legal Education Releases Working Paper: Brian Leiter (Chicago), The ABA Task Force Working Paper (WP) on "the Future of Legal Education": The Key Recommendations: In one or two follow-up posts, I'll have some more specific, critical comments about... [read post]
24 Jun 2009, 9:03 am
Strong words today from Brian Leiter on DePaul's firing of Dean Glen Weissenberger (blogged here, here, and here): [O]ne suspects [Interim Dean Wolfsom] doesn't know what he's walked into here. [read post]
8 Dec 2015, 7:50 am by Glenn Reynolds
Brian Leiter attributed nefarious motives to Paul Caron’s ongoing coverage, and polled his readers only to find that the greatest number of them agreed that “there is an IRS scandal and Taxprof is doing a service by keeping track of it. [read post]