The cooley rankings are useful for cooley apologists. Apparently a keystone of the ethics instilled at cooley is the important business ethic of inventing your own ranking system to puff up your institution. At least the ALAMAR foundation isn't run out of some adcomm office.As for HLS -- PRESTIGIOUS?? whatever. 600+ person 1L class? Oh super prestige!! Layman's terms don't matter. If laymen made the call, Princeton Law would be #5 overall. hth
ALAMAR = good because SJU is ranked top 40. This is going on my resume."Attended tier 1 law school according to ultra-prehstijeous ALAMAR rankings.