We’re ahead of the curve here at Fight The Hypo.
More than three years ago, we suggested that a more sensible approach to ranking law schools would be to focus on value. Dr. Bombay proposed a ranking system that calculated value based on the relationship between [...]
Catholic University law school rose 19 places in this year’s US News rankings to #79. A few thoughts…
The rankings still appear as easy to game as they were last year, and every year prior. And they still make no effort to provide a ranking of value – expected/average earnings over cost [...]
Rankings are important. I don’t deny that. But they’re only important so far as they go – they are a rough gauge of the prestige of your school. They can be, and are, manipulated. They can become a self-fulfilling prophecy – if you focus on how low your rank is, you will start to assume [...]
CUA Law students received this message from the Dean today regarding the latest US News & World Report law school rankings. It’s the most direct communications we’ve received from the Administration about the annual rankings in my time at the school.
I share it here, without further commentary, for your comments or other thoughts on [...]
The law school combines low in-state tuition, focus on clinical skills (they have 14 clinical programs), high first-time bar passage rates, and [...]
Every now and again, we all need a diversion from the rigors of work and law school. Being devoted law students, however, we don’t have time for real pleasures or dalliances like stopping to smell roses, so we must find joy in that last remaining respite: daydreams of suing Deep Pockets. This is the first [...]
So, I’ve got wine on the brain. Mrs. Sherpa and I recently spent a long weekend in the Napa Valley tasting wine and enjoying some time away from the craziness of life.
Since I’ve been back the Freakonomics blog has posted several times on the blind tasting of wine and how most [...]