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David Logan has served as Dean at Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, RI since 2003. A graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, Dean Logan clerked for a federal judge and practiced with a major Washington, D.C. law firm, where he represented Native American tribes....

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Renewed National Coverage for RWU Law’s Scholarly Productivity Study

Posted by David Logan on 03/27/2013 at 01:49 PM

Last week saw the release of the latest edition of an empirical project that began in 2007, one that compares how frequently various law faculties place their scholarship in the top law reviews, and once again the results received favorable attention on leading blogs published by Brian Leiter (U of Chicago) http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/2013/03/updated-study-of-per-capita-faculty-productivity.html and Paul Caron (Cincinnati) http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2013/03/publication-study.html.

As is usually the case, there was some shuffling in the list (with Cardozo and Florida State now at the top of the national ranking) and RWU continues to score ahead of many highly regarded schools around the country (like Tulane, Seton Hall, and Pittsburg).  We are especially proud that at #5 we outpaced all but a handful of schools in New England (Yale, Harvard, BU, and BC).  Here is the most recent regional ranking.