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Most Cited Law Professors by Specialty, 2000-2007

Publication Date: 
November 12, 2007
Source: 
Brian Leiter's Law School Rankings
Author: 
Brian Leiter

Brian Leiter's Law School Rankings listed Stanford Law School as second among the top fifteen law schools in the country with 33% of its faculty in the top 10 or top 20 of their specialties. Here is a list of the professors:

  • Bankman - Tax Law
  • Cohen - Law & Philosophy (runner up)
  • Friedman - Legal History
  • Gilson - Business Law
  • Goldstein - Intellectual Property/Cyberlaw
  • Hensler - Civil Procedure
  • Karlan - Civil Procedure (other highly cited scholars)
  • Kelman - Criminal Law and Procedure; Critical Theories (including Critical Legal Studies, Critical Race Theory, and Feminist Legal Theory) (other highly cited scholars)
  • Kramer - Constitutional and Public Law
  • Lemley - Intellectual Property/Cyberlaw
  • Lessig - Constitutional and Public Law (other highly cited scholars)
  • Polinsky - Law & Economics
  • Rabin - Torts & Products Liability
  • Rhode - Legal Ethics/Legal Profession; Critical Theories (including Critical Legal Studies, Critical Race Theory, and Feminist Legal Theory) (other highly cited scholars)
  • Strnad - Tax Law
  • Sullivan - Constitutional and Public Law
  • Sykes - International Law
  • Thompson - Environmental Law; Business Law (runner up)
  • Weisberg - Criminal Law & Procedure