The 2005 Whitest Law School Report
and Other Law School Rankings Related
to Racial/Ethnic Diversity in Law School
Professor Vernellia R. Randall

Southern Methodist University
Chapter 8:  Whiteness and Isolation: The Law Schools
 

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Based on 2004 ABA/LSAC Information

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SOuthern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

State: Texas                                                        Region: South Central
Private School                                                     US News: 1st Tier
Historically White Law School


Total Whiteness 82.7%

 

National

Regional

State

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application (Whiteness)

67.6

79

63.9

42

60.6

17

Excess Whiteness

22.3

29.4

36.4

 

 

 

 

 



The Isolation Factor
for Traditionally Discriminated Racial/Ethnic Groups

African American

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:          27

Total

Percent:           3.1

Most Isolating - Rank: 45

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

10.6

43

12.7

24

10.5

20

Disparity Percentage

-70.8

-75.6

-70.5

American Indian / Native American

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:            8

Total

Percent:         0.90

 

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

0.78

132

2.01

54

1.06

86

Disparity Percentage

15.39

-55.2

-15.09

Asian American/ Pacific Islander

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:          55

Total

Percent:           6.4

 

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

8.1

112

5.9

125

7.6

82

Disparity Percentage

-21

8.47

-15.79

Hispanic/Latino American

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:          51

Total

Percent:           5.9

 

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

7.92

117

11.87

45

15.97

12

Disparity Percentage

-25.5

-50.3

-63.1

 
 

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