USD School of Law Faculty Recognized for Scholarly Impact Regionally, Nationally and Globally

SAN DIEGO (May 28, 2013) – University of San Diego School of Law faculty members have been recognized once again for the impact of their scholarship.  In a recent post by Paul Caron on the TaxProf Blog, USD School of Law ranks 23rd worldwide in all-time faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN).

In addition to its placement among the top 25 in the latest SSRN world law school faculty rankings, USD School of Law ranks 21st in all-time SSRN downloads among American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law schools and 5th among California law schools—behind Stanford Law School; University of California, Berkeley School of Law; University of California, Los Angeles School of Law; and University of Southern California Gould School of Law.

About University of San Diego School of Law

Recognized for the excellence of its faculty, curriculum and clinical programs, the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law enrolls approximately 900 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international law, public interest and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 81 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 23rd worldwide in all-time faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, nonprofit, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.


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