As Dan mentioned in a previous post, our friends at Prawfsblawg are soliciting info on entry-level hires.
Here are a few stats on the information reported at Prawfsblawg through mid-afternoon on April 5:
Schools reporting at least one entry-level hire: 48.
Schools reporting no entry-level hires: 2.
Total entry-level hires reported: 75.
Total female entry-level hires reported: 33 (or 44%).
Most entry-level hires reported (3): Vermont, Iowa, Hastings, Case Western, Maryland, Michigan State, DePaul.
Entry-level hires who have earned degrees other than an undergraduate degree and a law degree: 33 (or 44%) --- fifteen have earned (or are expecting) a Ph.D. degree.
Entry-level hires with VAP or fellowship: 44 (or 59%).
Most popular JD-granting law schools: Harvard (12), Yale (8), Michigan (7), NYU (7), Columbia (5), Stanford (5).
Most popular subject areas mentioned: Civil Procedure (9), Business / Corporate (7), Constitutional Law (7), International Law (5), Environmental Law (5), Intellectual Property (5).
I'll try to update these stats on a weekly basis for the next few weeks.