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Justice Thomas says law school rankings cause discrimination

Supreme Court justice criticizes U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Law Schools list

It’s the list that prospective law students anxiously await each year: U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Schools ranking. Many pre-law students place a high value on these rankings. Kaplan Test Prep recently reported that 32 percent of prospective law students say a law school’s ranking is most important when choosing a school to attend.

But one Supreme Court justice says U.S. News & World Report’s rankings aren’t so great. In fact, he says, they cause discrimination.

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