What's in a number? For law schools, and the students who love/hate them, everything. Professor/author Cameron Stracher says that from the attention paid to the annual lists -- especially U.S. News & World Report's -- the only thing better than attending a school in the single digits is a Supreme Court clerkship. But do the numbers really matter? Stracher says there are only two tiers of law schools -- those where students decide which firms they want to interview at and those where the firms decide.
Commentary: There Are Only Two Kinds of Law Schools
The American Lawyer
April 9, 2008