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UCLA Law Faculty’s Recent Scholarship is Fourth Most Influential in the Country


​July 2, 2012 -- UCLA School of Law faculty’s recent scholarship is fourth most influential in the country as recognized in “The Most-Cited Law Review Articles of All Time,” 110 Michigan Law Review 1483 (June 2012). In the publication, UCLA School of Law placed fourth among law schools in the number of faculty who held appointments at the school when they produced recent works that ranked among the most cited.  Additionally, UCLA School of Law placed fourth among law schools in the number of current faculty members whose recent articles were among the most cited. 

Among the school’s current faculty, Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw had two articles and Professor Frances E. Olsen had one article among the most-cited law review articles of all time. Faculty also wrote articles among the five most-cited in 1991 (Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw); 1993 (Professor Cheryl Harris); 2000 (Professor Russell Korobkin (with Thomas S. Ulen)); 2003 (Professor Stephen M. Bainbridge); 2005 (Professor Jerry Kang); and 2006 (Professor Bainbridge; Professor Adam Winkler). Professor Olsen wrote one of the most cited articles in family law.