List of programs each law school is known for?

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List of programs each law school is known for?

Postby snnielso » Sat May 19, 2012 4:23 pm

Is there a website that lists the top programs that each law school is known for?

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Re: List of programs each law school is known for?

Postby s.pathan » Sat May 19, 2012 4:26 pm

http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandr ... aw-schools

the rankings are listed under the specialties.

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Re: List of programs each law school is known for?

Postby blurbz » Sat May 19, 2012 4:30 pm

Be wary of these rankings, though: Specialty rankings don't translate into employability.

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Re: List of programs each law school is known for?

Postby timbs4339 » Sat May 19, 2012 5:11 pm

The only ranking you need to concern yourself with is the overall ranking.

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Re: List of programs each law school is known for?

Postby dingbat » Sat May 19, 2012 5:14 pm

timbs4339 wrote:The only ranking you need to concern yourself with is the overall ranking.

Or the NLJ250 rankings - depending on your ambition

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Re: List of programs each law school is known for?

Postby eandy » Sat May 19, 2012 5:20 pm

Specialty programs are not really how law school works.

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Re: List of programs each law school is known for?

Postby 071816 » Sat May 19, 2012 5:25 pm

Doesn't matter.

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Re: List of programs each law school is known for?

Postby Wily » Sat May 19, 2012 5:25 pm

blurbz wrote:Be wary of these rankings, though: Specialty rankings don't translate into employability.


why do the specialty rankings even exist then?

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Re: List of programs each law school is known for?

Postby Samara » Sat May 19, 2012 5:27 pm

Wily wrote:
blurbz wrote:Be wary of these rankings, though: Specialty rankings don't translate into employability.


why do the specialty rankings even exist then?

To fill up magazine space?

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Re: List of programs each law school is known for?

Postby blurbz » Sat May 19, 2012 5:30 pm

Samara wrote:
Wily wrote:
blurbz wrote:Be wary of these rankings, though: Specialty rankings don't translate into employability.


why do the specialty rankings even exist then?

To fill up magazine space?


Yep.

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Re: List of programs each law school is known for?

Postby dingbat » Sat May 19, 2012 5:31 pm

Samara wrote:
Wily wrote:
blurbz wrote:Be wary of these rankings, though: Specialty rankings don't translate into employability.


why do the specialty rankings even exist then?

To fill up magazine space?

A) so shitty schools can feel good about themselves
B) so it's not just HYS -> CCN -> everyone else
C) because they also do it when ranking other grad programs (it matters more for eg medical school)




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