Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Ten Most-Cited Law Faculty in the United States for the period 2013-2017

Based on the latest Sisk data, here are the ten most-cited law professors in the U.S. for the period 2013-2017 (inclusive) (remember that the data was collected in late May of 2018, and that the pre-2018 database did expand a bit since then).  Numbers are rounded to the nearest five.

Rank

Name

School

Citations

Area(s)

Age in 2018

1

Cass Sunstein

Harvard University

4955

Constitutional, Administrative, and Environmental Law, Behavioral Law & Economics

64

2

Erwin Chemerinsky

University of California, Berkeley

2590

Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure

65

3

Eric Posner

University of Chicago

2340

Law & Economics, International Law, Commercial Law, Contracts

53

4

Mark Lemley

Stanford University

2200

Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw

52

5

Richard Epstein

New York University, University of Chicago

2165

Constitutional Law, Torts, Law & Economics

75

6

William Eskridge, Jr.

Yale University

2160

Constitutional Law, Legislation

67

7

Akhil Amar

Yale University

1600

Constitutional Law

60

8

Thomas Merrill

Columbia University

1595

Administrative, Constitutional, and Property Law

69

9

Mark Tushnet

Harvard University

1590

Constitutional Law, Legal History

72

10

Jack M. Balkin

Yale University

1580

Constitutional Law, Cyberlaw

62

 

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