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UCLA Law and Berkeley Law Are Recognized Among Top Five Environmental Law Programs in New U.S. News Rankings

Environmental Law Programs Thrive in California’s Public Universities

I’m pleased to report that the environmental law programs at both UCLA Law and Berkeley Law are among the top five in the country, according to the new U.S. News and World Report law school specialty ranking for this year.  Berkeley is ranked #4, and UCLA is ranked #5.  (Technically, there are six top-five schools, …


Comparing U.S. Universities’ Environmental Programs

When the U.S. News rankings came out, naturally I looked first at the rankings for environmental law.  But then I got curious about the rankings for other environmental fields. I had very little idea, for example, about how ecology departments were ranked.   Of course, we all know about the issues with U.S. News’s methodology. …