Talk:University of Chicago Law School

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The school has been in trouble for social discrimination before, specifically with women and the disabled. Should this be mentioned?

Sure, if you have sources. Depends if it is something unsual or something that was endemic to a period. Most law schools prior to the 1960's were generally pretty discriminatory.

Top 14[edit]

I've edited the intro to remove the "legal excellence" parenthetical. I think it could stay - I think it's almost certainly sourceable and could have used a "citation needed" tag for the time being. But in re-reading, I don't think it styllistically adds much, so have cut it. (If you think it does, feel free to put it back in). The "Top 14" I've left in, because I think it adds context (particularly to those with experience with law schools). But I'm open to thoughts on that, too - I'm not sure if it adds more than it takes away in terms of the flow of the paragraph. Any thoughts? --TheOtherBob 05:03, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

Where in either of the two relevant sources cited is a "top 14" notation made? All I see is #5 in one and #6 in the other. Where did the "top 14" come from? Fourteen is a pretty nonstandard number for a selective cutoff, and I think it's probably just more suitable to say that it's #5 by the one source's criteria and #6 by the other, not to mention more accurate and to the point. I think the "legal excellence" statement can be inferred from both the article and the sources, and again I feel it's probably more encyclopedic to simply state where the school ranks and let the reader make the necessary inferences. What do you think?--S0uj1r0 08:26, 17 November 2006 (UTC)
"Top 14" (and top 6 and top 3) is a fairly standard appellation for the top tier of law schools. THF 12:38, 30 July 2007 (UTC)
I realize I dropped the thread of this discussion some time ago, despite S0uj1r0's request that I weigh back in. I agree with THF as a matter of personal experience. The only problem is that it's purely personal experience - I've heard the term "top 14" many times, but I can't say that I know where to find a reliable source for it. If there is one, I can see including it (though I don't feel strongly about it either way.) --TheOtherBob 16:55, 4 September 2007 (UTC)

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