Four Virginia law schools can point with pride to advancements in the latest rankings from U.S. & World Report, and Washington & Lee has moved ahead of William & Mary on the magazine’s list.
Law schools at the University of Richmond, Washington & Lee University, the University of Virginia and George Mason University all moved up in the rankings.
UR law continued a exhilarating climb on the chart, from 86 two years ago to 67 last year and now to 58.
W&L jumped six points to 24.
U.Va. advanced two points – to 7 – and GMU moved up one place to 39.
The College of William & Mary slipped 8 points, to 35.
Appalachian School of Law, Liberty University and Regent University are listed alphabetically among schools outside the top 145.