Hoosier Law Schools Fall In U S News Rankings

first_imgMarilyn Odendahl for www.theindianalawyer.comAll three of Indiana’s ranked law schools slipped in the U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best Law Schools tabulations just released Tuesday morning.Indiana University Robert H. McKinney took the biggest tumble, falling 10 slots to the 98th position among the nation’s 194 accredited law schools. It was tied with Stetson University and Wayne State University. The Indianapolis school’s part-time program was ranked 33rd, tying with Suffolk University and Cleveland State University.Notre Dame Law School slumped four steps to 24th place, tied with George Washington University. Also, Indiana University Maurer School of Law dropped two spots to the 32nd, where it was tied with Big Ten sports rival The Ohio State University along with the University of Georgia, University of Washington and Wake Forest University.Valparaiso Law School remained in the “Rank Not Published” category.No Indiana law schools placed among the top 10 in specialized programs for clinical training, environmental law, health care law, intellectual property law, international law, or legal writing. U.S. News annually calculates the rankings based on assessments by academics, lawyers and judges, median LSAT scores and undergraduate grade point averages, as well as employment and bar passage rates.The U.S. News’ top five law schools for 2019 are unchanged from the 2018 list. U.S. News ranked Yale University No. 1, followed by Stanford University, Harvard University, University of Chicago and Columbia University.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img


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