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University of Louisville Law Review Continues its Dramatic Rise in Rankings



     Washington and Lee School of Law has released its law review rankings for 2014 and we are pleased to announce that the University of Louisville Law Review continues to rise in the nation’s preeminent report on law journal rankings.
 
2014 RANKINGS
(among ranked U.S. journals)
CATEGORIES RANKING TOP SCORE
Overall Ranking:178/98618.1%14.5
Impact:193/986 19.5% 0.72
Citations from Journal Articles:175/98617.7%660
Currency Factor:192/986 19.4% 1.17
Citation of Articles in Cases: 321/986 32.6% 7
Cost: 172/986 17.4% 2.35

 
     In terms of overall ranking, the Law Review has obtained its highest position ever, ranking in the top 18% of journals nationwide. Additionally, the Law Review now has the distinction of having the top law review in Kentucky as it pertains to the categories of cites per cost and citations from journal articles. Click here for a full explanation of Washington and Lee’s ranking methodology.
 
     This welcome increase in ranking is another step forward in what has been a continued upward trajectory for the Law Review over the course of the last decade.
 
OVERALL RANKINGS, 2004-2013
(among ranked U.S. journals)
YEAR RANKING TOP SCORE
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004
178/986
241/987
318/967
294/966
275/972
258/933
256/901
234/800
277/760
244/699
288/703
18.1%
24.4%
32.9%
30.4%
28.3%
27.7%
28.4%
29.3%
36.4%
34.9%
41.0%
14.5
13.5
9.8
9.6
10.4
11.4
10.9
12
9.7
9.5
9.9

 
     The rankings reflect the cumulative effect of content published over an eight-year period. Congratulations and thanks to the hard work and dedication of past editorial boards! The effects of wise decisions and strong efforts are paying dividends for the Law Review. We look forward to continued success as we pursue our mission of impactful scholarship.