that I post TaxProf’s quarterly law professor blog rankings merely for informational purposes.

External measures like blog traffic are not important to me.

No, I blog for the personal satisfaction of expressing my views to complete strangers who communicate with me using fake names.

That and that alone is enough to keep me going.

So for the record only, here are the rankings for the trailing 12 months ending March 31, 2012 (usual caveat that since Instapundit does not have a public Sitemeter, all rankings should move down one notch):