If you listened only to law faculties and deans, you'd think that U.S. News & World Report's ranking of law schools was a terrible development, write professors William Henderson and Andrew Morriss. If law schools are really serious about diminishing the rankings' importance, a simple solution is available, say Henderson and Morriss: Supply more detailed information in a standard format that would allow students to make direct school-to-school comparisons.
Commentary: Law Schools Have Only Themselves to Blame for Power of 'U.S. News' Rankings
The American Lawyer
June 22, 2007