Jack Goldsmith

Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law

(spring term)


Jack Goldsmith is a Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School, as well as the Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. His areas of interest include civil procedure, conflict of laws, foreign relations law, international law, and national security law.

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Education & Curriculum Vitae


M.A., University of Oxford, 1991

J.D., Yale Law School, 1989

B.A., University of Oxford, 1986

B.A., Washington & Lee University, 1984 

Courses Taught


  • The Internet and US National Security
  • Foreign Relations Law

Jack Goldsmith is a Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School, as well as the Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. His areas of interest include civil procedure, conflict of laws, foreign relations law, international law, and national security law, and he has written many books and articles on these subjects. Before teaching at Harvard, he served as Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel and Special Counsel to the General Counsel to the Department of Defense, as well as having taught at the University of Chicago Law School and the University of Virginia Law School. He clerked for Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Court of Appeals Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson, and Judge George Aldrich on the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal.