US News Reforms Law School Ranking Method

Law360, New York (May 21, 2010, 2:14 PM EDT) -- U.S. News & World Report is changing the way it calculates the rate of law school graduates employed at graduation, saying the old methodology was being manipulated by schools in order to game the magazine's rankings.

U.S. News data research chief Robert Morse said on his blog Thursday that the magazine would not reveal details about the new methodology before it publishes its next set of rankings.

The magazine decided to make the change after finding that an increasing number of law schools avoided reporting the...
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