Pregaming the U.S. News 2016 law school rankings

Despite the pernicious effect U.S. News & World Report law school rankings has upon legal education, it remains the most trusted resource for 21-year-olds seeking to set a course for the rest of their lives. Before the rankings are released next week, I thought I'd reshare three rankings I released when the Class of 2013 employment data was released (which will be incorporated in the forthcoming USNWR rankings). Law schools will likely report their Class of 2014 employment data in mid-April 2015.

Legal employment outcomes in California in 2013 (March 31, 2014)

Legal employment outcomes in 2013 (April 11, 2014)

Law school microranking: federal judicial clerkship placement, 2011-2013 (May 6, 2014)