Legal Education's 5 Most Influential People In 2012

Jan. 3 (Bloomberg) -- National Jurist magazine has released its rankings of the 25 most influential people in legal education, based on a survey of 350 professors and deans. Reformers and innovators top the list. #5: Kyle McEntee is co-founder of Law School Transparency. #4: Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of the University of California Irvine School of Law. #3: Frank Wu, the Dean of University of California Hastings College of the Law. #2: Professor William Henderson of Indiana University School of Law. #1: Leading the list is Professor Brian Tamanaha of Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. He literally wrote the book on legal academia reform. He told us earlier this year that "we lost our moral compass… and ultimately law schools have to be held responsible for this." (Source: Bloomberg)

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