Bruce Ackerman


Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science

Courses Taught

  • The Civil Rights Era
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Constitution of the Modern Republic
  • Constitutional Law
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Muneer I. Ahmad


Deputy Dean for Experiential Education, Clinical Professor of Law, and Director, Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization

Courses Taught

  • Transnational Development Clinic
  • Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic
  • Refugee and Immigration Law, Policy and Practice in Crisis
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Anne L. Alstott


Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation

Courses Taught

  • Federal Income Taxation
  • Family, State, and Market
  • Corporate Taxation
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Akhil Reed Amar


Sterling Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law
  • Reading the Constitution: Substance and Method
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Rick Antle


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

Courses Taught

  • Financial Reporting: A Legal Perspective
  • Financial Accounting
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Ian Ayres


William K. Townsend Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Antitrust
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial Law
  • Contracts
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Miriam Baer


Visiting Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Criminal Procedure: Investigations
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Jack M. Balkin


Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law
  • First Amendment
  • Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and the Law
  • Technology Law
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Aharon Barak


Visiting Professor of Law and Gruber Global Constitutionalism Fellow

Courses Taught

  • The Role of a Judge in a Democratic Society
  • Proportionality in Constitutional Law
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Monica C. Bell


Associate Professor of Law

Seyla Benhabib


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

Courses Taught

  • Rethinking Sovereignty: Human Rights, Globalization and Cosmopolitanism
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Philip C. Bobbitt


Visiting Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Interpretation
  • Doing Constitutional Law: Some Contemporary Theories
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Lea Brilmayer


Howard M. Holtzmann Professor of International Law

Courses Taught

  • Conflict of Laws
  • Contemporary Legal Issues in Africa
  • Contracts
  • International Courts and Tribunals
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Guido Calabresi


Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Litigation
  • Torts
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Steven G. Calabresi


Visiting Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Comparative Constitutional Law
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Alejandro Camacho


Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Environmental Law
  • Regulatory Design: Seminar
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Stephen L. Carter


William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Contracts
  • Just War Theory
  • Law, Secrets, and Lying
  • Six Books on Law, Religion, and Culture
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Marian Chertow


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

Courses Taught

  • Corporate Environmental Management and Strategy
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Amy Chua


John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Contracts
  • International Business Transactions
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Dennis E. Curtis


Clinical Professor Emeritus of Law

Courses Taught

  • Comparative Sentencing Law
  • Ethics in the Practice of Law
  • Hurricane Relief Law Project
  • Lawyering Ethics Clinic
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Harlon L. Dalton


Professor Emeritus of Law

Courses Taught

  • The Formation of Lawyers
  • Law and Human Flourishing
  • Law and Organizing
  • Procedure I
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Mirjan R. Damaška


Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Evidence
  • International Criminal Law
  • Problems in Evidence
  • Procedure
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Drew S. Days III


Alfred M. Rankin Professor Emeritus of Law

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Litigation
  • Employment Discrimination Law
  • Federal Courts
  • Political and Civil Rights in Canada and the United States
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Aaron A. Dhir


Visiting Professor of Law and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Distinguished Senior Fellow

Courses Taught

  • Transnational Corporations and Human Rights
  • Race and Gender in Corporate Law and Governance
  • Current Debates in Corporate Law, Governance, and Theory
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Fiona Doherty


Clinical Associate Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Samuel Jacobs Criminal Justice Clinic
  • Sentencing
  • Veterans Legal Services Clinic
  • Liman Public Interest Workshop
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Steven B. Duke


Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Convicting the Innocent
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Federal Crimes
  • Problems in Evidence
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Robert C. Ellickson


Walter E. Meyer Professor Emeritus of Property and Urban Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Land Use
  • Property
  • Urban Legal History
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E. Donald Elliott


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Environmental Law
  • Comparative Chemical Controls
  • Administrative Law
  • Energy Law and Policy
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William Eskridge, Jr.


John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law
  • Legislation
  • Sexuality, Gender, and the Law
  • Theories of Statutory Interpretation
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Daniel C. Esty


Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy, Yale Law School

Courses Taught

  • Environmental Law & Policy
  • Climate Change and Clean Energy
  • Globalization and Sustainability
  • Corporate Environmental Management and Strategy
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Russell Feingold


Martin R. Flug Visiting Professor in the Practice of Law

Courses Taught

  • The United States Senate as a Legal Institution
  • Advanced Constitutional Law: Amending the Constitution
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Owen M. Fiss


Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Distributive Justice and the Constitution
  • The Law of Democracy
  • Procedure
  • The War Against Terrorism and the Rule of Law
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James Forman Jr.


Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law
  • Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline
  • Educational Opportunity and Juvenile Justice Clinic
  • Innovations in Policing
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Heather Gerken


Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Topics in Election Law
  • San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project
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Paul Gewirtz


Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law and Director, the Paul Tsai China Center

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law
  • Federal Courts
  • American Foreign Policy
  • Workshop on Chinese Legal Reform
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Ronald J. Gilson


Visiting Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Ownership: Seminar
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Abbe R. Gluck


Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy

Courses Taught

  • Legislation
  • Civil Procedure
  • Health Law
  • Federal Courts
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Miriam Gohara


Clinical Associate Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Educational Opportunity and Juvenile Justice Clinic
  • Advanced Educational Opportunity and Juvenile Justice Clinic
  • Advanced Advocacy for Children and Youth Clinic
  • Challenging Mass Incarceration Clinic
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Gregg Gonsalves


Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law (spring term) and Co-Director, Global Health Justice Partnership

Courses Taught

  • Global Health and Justice Practicum
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Robert W. Gordon


Chancellor Kent Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History

Courses Taught

  • Contracts
  • The American Legal Profession
  • American Legal History, 1880-1980
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Gary B. Gorton


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

Courses Taught

  • Capital Markets
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Michael J. Graetz


Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Designing Public Institutions
  • Federal Income Taxation
  • Reconstruction from the Right
  • The Seeds of Transformation
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David Singh Grewal


Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Torts
  • International Trade Law
  • Markets, Morals and the Law
  • The Politics of Method
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Dieter F. Grimm


Visiting Professor of Law and Gruber Global Constitutionalism Fellow

Courses Taught

  • Comparing U.S. and European Constitutionalism
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Henry B. Hansmann


Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Business Organizations
  • Contracts
  • Law, Economics, and Organization
  • Legal & Economic History of Enterprise
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Robert D. Harrison


Lecturer in Legal Method

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Legal Research
  • Advanced Legal Writing
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Oona A. Hathaway


Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and Counselor to the Dean

Courses Taught

  • Foreign Affairs and International Law
  • Introduction to Transnational Law
  • Law and Globalization
  • Research and Writing on International Law
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Christine Jolls


Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor of Law and Organization

Courses Taught

  • Rationality and Choice (with Amartya Sen)
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Information Privacy Law
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Dan M. Kahan


Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology

Courses Taught

  • Criminal Law & Administration
  • Evidence
  • Supreme Court Advocacy
  • The Science of Science Communication
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Paul W. Kahn


Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities and Director, Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law
  • Human Rights Workshop: Current Issues and Events
  • The Theory and Practice of Human Rights
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Amy Kapczynski


Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Global Health Justice Partnership

Courses Taught

  • International Intellectual Property Law
  • Law and Social Movements
  • Property
  • Global Health and Justice Practicum
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S. Blair Kauffman


Law Librarian Emeritus

Courses Taught

  • Contemporary Legal Issues in Africa
  • Research Methods in American Law
  • Specialized Legal Research
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Aaron Kesselheim


Irving S. Ribicoff Visiting Associate Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Food and Drug Administrative Law
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Alvin K. Klevorick


Deputy Dean and John Thomas Smith Professor of Law and Professor of Economics

Courses Taught

  • Antitrust
  • Antitrust and Regulation
  • Law and Technology Research Seminar
  • The Foundations of Legal Scholarship
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Harold Hongju Koh


Sterling Professor of International Law

Courses Taught

  • Procedure
  • Foreign Relations and National Security Law
  • International Human Rights Law and Policy
  • Introduction to International and Transnational Law
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Issa Kohler-Hausmann


Associate Professor of Law and Associate Professor of Sociology

Courses Taught

  • Sociology of Law: Law and Bureaucracy
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Anthony T. Kronman


Sterling Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Contracts
  • From Natural Law to Natural Right
  • Hobbes, Spinoza, and the Enlightenment Critique of Religion
  • Kant: Moral, Legal, and Theological Writings
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Douglas Kysar


Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Constitutions and the Environment
  • The Law of Climate Change
  • Torts I
  • The Past, Present, and Future of Global Climate Change: Law and Policy
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Marianne Engelman Lado


Florence Rogatz Visiting Clinical Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Veterans Legal Services Clinic
  • Environmental Justice Clinic
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John H. Langbein


Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Trusts and Estates: Family Wealth Transmission
  • History of the Common Law: Procedure and Institutions
  • Pension and Employee Benefit Law
  • Comparative Law
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Anika Singh Lemar


Clinical Associate Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Community and Economic Development
  • Transnational Development Clinic
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Daryl Levinson


Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Remedies
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Zachary Liscow


Associate Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Taxation
  • Taxation, the Law, and Economic Inequality
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Yair Listokin


Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Federal Income Taxation
  • Contracts
  • Law and Macroeconomics
  • Law, Economics, and Organization
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Jonathan R. Macey


Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law

Courses Taught

  • Accounting, Finance, and Law
  • Banking Law and Regulation
  • Business Organizations
  • Corporate Governance: Seminar
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Daniel Markovits


Guido Calabresi Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Contracts
  • Advanced Contracts
  • Federal Income Taxation
  • Law and Globalization
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Jerry L. Mashaw


Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Accountability
  • Administrative Law
  • Advanced Administrative Law: Seminar
  • American Administrative Law in Historical Perspective: Seminar
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Tracey L. Meares


Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory

Courses Taught

  • Criminal Law and Administration
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Criminal Justice Reform: Theory and Research in Action
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A. Douglas Melamed


Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor in the Practice of Law

Courses Taught

  • Antitrust Law
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Noah Messing


Lecturer in the Practice of Law and Legal Writing

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Written Advocacy
  • Litigating Civil Actions
  • Lobbying
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Andrew Metrick


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

Courses Taught

  • The Global Financial Crisis
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Teresa Miguel-Stearns


Law Librarian and Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Legal Research in International Law
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Alice M. Miller


Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law and Co-Director, Global Health Justice Partnership

Courses Taught

  • Global Health and Justice
  • Sexuality, Gender, Health, and Human Rights
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John D. Morley


Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Business Organizations
  • Securities Regulations
  • Trusts and Estates
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Samuel Moyn


Professor of Law and Professor of History

Courses Taught

  • International Human Rights
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Christina M. Mulligan


Irving S. Ribicoff Visiting Associate Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Internet Law
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Douglas G. NeJaime


Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Professional Responsibility
  • Family Law
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Marisol Orihuela


Clinical Associate Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic
  • Criminal Justice Clinic
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Nicholas R. Parrillo


Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Administrative Law
  • American Legal History
  • Bureaucracy
  • Remedies
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Jean Koh Peters


Sol Goldman Clinical Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Advocacy for Children and Youth
  • Advanced Immigration Legal Services
  • Advocacy for Children and Youth
  • Immigration Legal Services
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Richard Pildes


Maurice R. Greenberg Visiting Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • The Law of Democracy: Legal Structure of the Political Process
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Robert C. Post


Sterling Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law
  • First Amendment
  • Interpretation in Law and Literature
  • Legislative and Popular Constitutionalism
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J. L. Pottenger, Jr.


Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Housing Court Clinic
  • Legal Ethics
  • Legislative Advocacy Clinic
  • Prosecution Externship
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Claire Priest


Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Property
  • American Legal History
  • Law, Institutions, and Development in Early America
  • Political Economy, Institutions, and Property in the Age of the American Revolution
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George L. Priest


Edward J. Phelps Professor of Law and Economics and Kauffman Distinguished Research Scholar in Law, Economics, and Entrepreneurship

Courses Taught

  • Insurance and Public Policy
  • Regulation of Industry
  • Antitrust
  • Advanced Antitrust: Directed Research
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W. Michael Reisman


Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law

Courses Taught

  • International Investment Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law of the Sea
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Judith Resnik


Arthur Liman Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Federal and State Courts
  • Liman Project
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Cristina Rodríguez


Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Administrative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Immigration Law
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Daria Roithmayr


Martin R. Flug Visiting Professor of Law and Peter and Patricia Gruber Fellow in Global Justice

Courses Taught

  • Critical Race Theory
  • White Backlash in a Dramatically Changing Landscape
  • Mathematical Models of Law and Society
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Roberta Romano


Sterling Professor of Law and Director, Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law

Courses Taught

  • Business Organizations
  • Applied Corporate Finance
  • Colloquium on Contemporary Issues in Law and Business
  • Law, Economics, and Organization
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Carol M. Rose


Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor Emeritus of Law and Organization and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Fugitive Resources: Water
  • Property, Social Justice, and the Environment
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Susan Rose-Ackerman


Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence, Law School and Department of Political Science

Courses Taught

  • Administrative Law
  • Comparative Administrative Law
  • Corruption, Economic Development, and Democracy
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Rachel E. Rosenbloom


Visiting Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Critical Perspectives on Law and Organizing
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Jed Rubenfeld


Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Constitutional Law: Privacy
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Law & Administration
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Wojciech Sadurski


Visiting Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Comparative Constitutional Law
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Calixto Salomão Filho


Visiting Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Antitrust in Developing Countries
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David N. Schleicher


Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Local Government Law
  • Procedure I
  • The State and Local Budget Crisis
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Peter H. Schuck


Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law

Courses Taught

  • Groups, Diversity & Law
  • Immigration Law & Policy: Selected Issues
  • Torts
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Vicki Schultz


Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences

Courses Taught

  • Employment Discrimination Law
  • Family Law
  • Family, State and Market
  • Workplace Theory and Policy
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Alan Schwartz


Sterling Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Bankruptcy
  • Contracts
  • Law, Economics, and Organization
  • The Law and Economics of Corporate Control
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Fiona M. Scott Morton


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

Courses Taught

  • Competition Economics and Policy
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Ian Shapiro


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

Courses Taught

  • Democracy and Distribution
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Scott J. Shapiro


Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy

Courses Taught

  • Jurisprudence
  • Advanced Topics in Jurisprudence
  • Introduction to Transnational Law
  • Constitutional Law
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Reva Siegel


Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Antidiscrimination Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Democratic Constitutionalism
  • Equality, Citizenship, and Sovereignty, Transnationally
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James J. Silk


Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights; Director, Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic; and Director, Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights

Courses Taught

  • Human Rights Workshop
  • Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic
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John G. Simon


Augustus E. Lines Professor Emeritus of Law

Courses Taught

  • Education and the Law
  • Nonprofit Institutions
  • Nonprofit Organizations Clinic
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Lawrence M. Solan


Sidley Austin–Robert D. McLean Visiting Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Legislation and Statutory Interpretation
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Kate Stith


Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Comparative Sentencing Law: Research Seminar
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law and Administration
  • Criminal Procedure: Charging and Adjudication
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Heather E. Tookes


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

Courses Taught

  • Corporate Finance
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Tom R. Tyler


Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory

Courses Taught

  • Criminal Justice Reform
  • Empirical Research Seminar
  • Social Science and Institutional Design
  • Topics in Law and Psychology
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Robert R. M. Verchick


Visiting Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Natural Resources Law
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Patrick E. Weil


Martin R. Flug Visiting Professor of Law (fall term) and Senior Research Scholar in Law (spring term)

Courses Taught

  • Comparative Church-State Relations: Laws and Policies
  • Religion and the Constitution(s)
  • Refugee and Immigration Law, Policy and Practice in Crisis
  • Citizenship in Crisis
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James Q. Whitman


Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Topics in Comparative Law
  • Ancient Law
  • Art Law
  • Comparative Law
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Steven Wilf


Maurice R. Greenberg Visiting Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Copyright Law
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Michael J. Wishnie


William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law and Counselor to the Dean

Courses Taught

  • Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic
  • Veterans Legal Services Clinic
  • Advanced 9-11 Clinic
  • Federal Courts: Selected Topics
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John Fabian Witt


Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • American Legal History
  • Torts
  • History of the Laws of War
  • Problems in Legal Historiography
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Stephen Wizner


William O. Douglas Clinical Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Legal Services for Immigrant Communities
  • Trial Practice
  • Ethics in the Practice of Law
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Gideon Yaffe


Professor of Law, Professor of Philosophy, and Professor of Psychology

Courses Taught

  • Criminal Law and Administration
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Addiction and the Law: Perspectives from Philosophy, Economics, and Neuroscience
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Taisu Zhang


Associate Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Topics in Property
  • Chinese Law and Society
  • The History of Property Law
  • Property
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Howard V. Zonana


Clinical Professor (Adjunct) of Law

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Immigration Legal Services Clinic
  • Complex Federal Litigation
  • Immigration Legal Services
  • Prison Legal Services
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Yale is in its own league in terms of an academic institution.”


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