Steven Bradford reports that he had some time on his hands and so came up with the following:
Most of the top 100 law schools in the rankings are affiliated with universities that are ranked in the U.S. News rankings of national universities. Everything else being equal, one would expect a law school's ranking to be comparable to that of its university, and many are. Yale is the top-ranked law school (an obvious mistake in this Harvard grad's opinion); its university ranking is number 3. But that's not always the case; many of the law school rankings are significantly different from the rankings of their universities.
I computed a comparison score for each of the top 100 law schools by subtracting its ranking from the ranking of its university on the U.S. News list of national universities. (Some of the top law schools aren't affiliated with a U.S. News "national university," so they don't get to play.) The higher the number in a positive direction, the better the law school did in comparison to its university.
So how did UCLAW do?
|University of California - Los Angeles||7|
Can you say "crown jewel"?