On his blog, Brian Leiter talks about rankings vs. location of law schools. I absolutely agree with him about the silliness of choosing a law school based on any particular year’s ranking. He has a good anecdote about a law student regretting his choice of Vanderbilt over Hastings when he wants to practice in the
We just received my husband’s alumni magazine from California Western School of Law. I’ve always been fond of this school since I was Director of Admissions there in 2000 – 2001. The content of their alumni magazine (compared with mine from the University of Miami School of Law) gets an A+ for helpful articles –
Thinking about where to apply to law school? Put the rankings aside. It’s all about location. Where do you want to live your life and practice law? If it’s Los Angeles, then pick Loyola over BU any day of the week. If it’s New York, why go to Indiana-Bloomington instead of Cardozo just because U.S.