As we have learned from Dan Coquillette, Bob Kaczorowski, and John Sexton, access to substantial funding is undoubtedly a prerequisite for a law school to enjoy excellence. Funding, that is, is a necessary, but not sufficient condition for excellence. Something else—intellectual vision—is also required.
William E. Nelson,
The Importance of Scholarship to Law School Excellence,
87 Fordham L. Rev. 939
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