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Enduring Hierarchies In American Legal Education, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa, Andrew P. Morriss, William D. Henderson 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Enduring Hierarchies In American Legal Education, Olufunmilayo B. Arewa, Andrew P. Morriss, William D. Henderson

Indiana Law Journal

Although much attention has been paid to U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of U.S. law schools, the hierarchy it describes is a long-standing one rather than a recent innovation. In this Article, we show the presence of a consistent hierarchy of U.S. law schools from the 1930s to the present, provide a categorization of law schools for use in research on trends in legal education, and examine the impact of U.S. News’s introduction of a national, ordinal ranking on this established hierarchy. The Article examines the impact of such hierarchies for a range of decision making in law school contexts, including the role of hierarchies in promotion, tenure, publication, and admissions; for employers in hiring; and for prospective law students in choosing a law school. This Article concludes with suggestions for ways the legal academy can move beyond existing hierarchies, while still addressing issues of pressing concern in the legal education sector. Finally, the Article provides a categorization of law schools across time that can serve as a basis for future empirical work on trends in legal education and scholarship.


Portrait Of William B. Harvey (Photograph), 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Portrait Of William B. Harvey (Photograph)

William Harvey (1966-1971)

Portrait of William B. Harvey.


Vol. 46, No. 13 (April 21, 2014), 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Vol. 46, No. 13 (April 21, 2014)

Indiana Law Annotated

No abstract provided.


A Mother Goose Guide To Legal Writing, Jessica Ronay 2014 SelectedWorks

A Mother Goose Guide To Legal Writing, Jessica Ronay

Jessica Ronay

An original substantive poem with footnotes and explanatory paragraphs that provides examples and explanations of legal writing rules, illustrates the nuances of legal writing, and untangles the challenging legal writing concepts for students, professors, scholars, and practitioners.


2014 Reception, Wes R. Porter 2014 Golden Gate University School of Law

2014 Reception, Wes R. Porter

Litigation Center at Golden Gate University School of Law

Reception program for the Litigation Program's end-of-year reception and awards ceremony.


Leon Wallace (Photograph), 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Leon Wallace (Photograph)

Leon Wallace (1951-1952 Acting; 1952-1966)

Photograph of Leon Wallace.

Image Number FAC.155


Leon Wallace (Photograph), 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Leon Wallace (Photograph)

Leon Wallace (1951-1952 Acting; 1952-1966)

Photograph of Leon Wallace.

Image Number FAC.155b


Does Testing = Race Discrimination?: Ricci, The Bar Exam, The Lsat, And The Challenge To Learning, Dan Subotnik 2014 University of Massachusetts School of Law

Does Testing = Race Discrimination?: Ricci, The Bar Exam, The Lsat, And The Challenge To Learning, Dan Subotnik

University of Massachusetts Law Review

Aptitude and achievement tests have been under heavy attack in the courts and in academic literature for at least forty years. Griggs v. Duke Power (1971) and Ricci v. DeStefano (2009) are the most important judicial battle sites. In those cases, the Supreme Court decided the circumstances under which test could be used by an employer to screen employees for promotion when the test had a negative racial impact on test takers. The related battles over testing for entry into the legal academy and from the academy into the legal profession have been no less fierce. The assault on testing ...


Hugh Willis (Photograph), 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Hugh Willis (Photograph)

Hugh Willis (1942-1943 Acting)

Hugh Willis in his office holding golf clubs. Dean Willis was the Indiana University Golf Coach from 1935 until 1940.


W. P. Rogers (Engraving), 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

W. P. Rogers (Engraving)

William Rogers (1896-1902)

Engraving of William Rogers.


Vol. 46, No. 12 (April 14, 2014), 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Vol. 46, No. 12 (April 14, 2014)

Indiana Law Annotated

No abstract provided.


The Crisis In Legal Education: Empowerment In The Midst Of A Perfect Storm, Cara Cunningham Warren 2014 SelectedWorks

The Crisis In Legal Education: Empowerment In The Midst Of A Perfect Storm, Cara Cunningham Warren

Cara L. Cunningham Warren

In October 1991, the National Weather Service used the term, “The Perfect Storm” to describe a devastating Nor’easter that sank the Andrea Gail, a fishing vessel whose story became the basis for the best-selling novel and George Clooney movie of the same name. These fierce storms develop in the fall, when the weather is in rapid transition. Cold air from Canada meets warmer air over the Atlantic Ocean, which is slow to lose its residual summer heat. These tempests, called “Nor’easters” in the Atlantic states, have sunk many ocean vessels.

The legal academy is in the midst of ...


A Proposal To The Aba: One Required Legal Writing Course For All Six Semesters Of Law School, Adam Lamparello 2014 SelectedWorks

A Proposal To The Aba: One Required Legal Writing Course For All Six Semesters Of Law School, Adam Lamparello

Adam Lamparello

If you decide to run a marathon, but stop training after the eighth week of a sixteen-week training schedule, you will not finish. Why? Your muscles atrophied, and your stamina declined. If you stop writing after the second or third semester of law school, you will not become a good legal writer. Why? Your skills atrophied. You did not develop mental memory—just like the marathon runner did not develop muscle memory.

Why did the marathon runner stop? Maybe life got in the way, or training became too hard. But it’s the difficult moments—the grind—that separates the ...


Bernard Gavit (Photograph), 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Bernard Gavit (Photograph)

Bernard Gavit (1933-1951)

Photograph of Bernard Gavit


Vol. 46, No. 11 (April 7, 2014), 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Vol. 46, No. 11 (April 7, 2014)

Indiana Law Annotated

No abstract provided.


Location And Interval Before Lucrative Practice, Enoch G. Hogate 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

Location And Interval Before Lucrative Practice, Enoch G. Hogate

Enoch George Hogate (1906-1918; 1918-1924 Dean Emeritus)

No abstract provided.


Exporting The Legal Incubator: A Conversation With Fred Rooney, Fred Rooney, Justin Steele 2014 University of Massachusetts School of Law

Exporting The Legal Incubator: A Conversation With Fred Rooney, Fred Rooney, Justin Steele

University of Massachusetts Law Review

A legal conversion between Justin Steele, Executive Articles Editor of the UMass Law Review and Fred Rooney, Director of the International Justice Center for Post-Graduate Development at Touro Law Center.


A Promising Beginning, Jeremiah A. Ho 2014 University of Massachusetts School of Law

A Promising Beginning, Jeremiah A. Ho

University of Massachusetts Law Review

When I began teaching at the University of Massachusetts in August 2012, one of my first encounters was with the newly-formed UMass Law Review. The editorial staff was wrapping up its initial preparations for publishing the inaugural volume. Now, over a year later, those nascent processes have since been refined; the inaugural year is over. We are excited to say that the UMass Law Review enters its sophomore year with this current issue, affectionately dubbed “9:1”.


Amicus Briefs: Friends Of Lawyering Skills Pedagogy, Adam Lamparello, Charles MacLean 2014 SelectedWorks

Amicus Briefs: Friends Of Lawyering Skills Pedagogy, Adam Lamparello, Charles Maclean

Adam Lamparello

No abstract provided.


Legal Writing - What's Next? Real-World, Persuasion Pedagogy From Day One, Adam Lamparello 2014 SelectedWorks

Legal Writing - What's Next? Real-World, Persuasion Pedagogy From Day One, Adam Lamparello

Adam Lamparello

Law schools have an ethical duty to train effective legal writers who understand that the skills acquired in law school are intended to serve something greater than themselves — the bench, bar, and broader community. Training good writers — and good people — can happen by creating a writing curriculum that focuses on persuasive advocacy, public service, and honest legal representation from the first semester to the last. This change will be a challenge to legal writing professors everywhere, but with proper institutional support and collaboration, law schools can prepare their students for a profession “that depends on flawless writing, logical reasoning, and ...


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