'Law school porn' — it's probably not worth the expense, research suggests

, The National Law Journal

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Legal educators love to complain about so-called "law school porn" — the postcards, letters and glossy magazines that schools send out each fall touting their achievements in hopes of boosting their U.S. News & World Report rankings. It turns out that all that moaning may be valid. A study of the materials' influence on U.S. News found little correlation between the amount and content of mailings and improved rankings.

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