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

University of Chicago
Chapter 8:  Whiteness and Isolation: The Law Schools
 

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Based on 2004 ABA/LSAC Information

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University of Chicago

State: Illinois                                                              Region: Great Lakes
Private School                                                           US News: 1st Tier
Historically White Law School


Total Whiteness 68.1%

 

National

Regional

State

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application (Whiteness)

67.6

158

76.6

169

70.9

162

Excess Whiteness

0.7

-11.1

-3.9

 

 

 

 

 



The Isolation Factor
for Traditionally Discriminated Racial/Ethnic Groups

African American

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:          37

Total

Percent:           6.3

 

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

10.6

115

10.1

113

10.8

96

Disparity Percentage

-40.6

-37.6

-41.7

American Indian / Native American

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:            5

Total

Percent:         0.80

Most Isolating - Rank: 119

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

0.78

125

0.45

149

0.21

181

Disparity Percentage

2.56

77.8

280.95

Asian American/ Pacific Islander

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:          85

Total

Percent:         14.4

Least Isolating - Rank: 17

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

8.1

170

5.8

182

9.1

155

Disparity Percentage

77.8

148.28

58.24

Hispanic/Latino American

National

Regional

State

Total

Number:          48

Total

Percent:           8.1

Least Isolating - Rank: 41

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

Percent

Rank

LSAC Application Pool

7.92

145

3.44

176

5.44

151

Disparity Percentage

2.3

135.5

48.9

 
 

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