It’s been a week since Yale Law School announced it would no longer participate in the U.S. News & World Report education rankings. Since then, nine other law schools have followed suit, with more likely on the way. has been and will continue to be at the forefront of covering these developments. We’ll be updating this page regularly with news and analysis as more schools announce their decisions and these highly-influential rankings undergo potentially profound changes.


More Than 20% of US News-Ranked Law Schools Have Withdrawn Participation

While the recent overall of the methodology has dropped some of the worst flaws, “the U.S. News ranking will inevitably require continuing reinvention in the years ahead and past practice does not inspire confidence in the accuracy of that enterprise,” David D. Meyer, dean and Mitchell Franklin Professor of Law at Tulane Law, said in a message to the law community.