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Law Teaching

Yale Law School is the country’s leading institution for producing legal academics. Our Law Teaching Program provides J.D. students, graduate students and post-graduate fellows with training and information about careers in academia.

Law Teaching Program

Preparing for a Career in Law Teaching

There is no precise combination of factors that guarantees success on the law teaching market. Explore pathways to teaching careers.

Preparing for a Career in Law Teaching

Careers in Academia Overview

Current Candidates

Detailed information for Yale Law School students currently pursuing a career in Law Teaching.

Current Candidates

I chose to attend Yale Law School because I wanted to direct my own education. 25 years later, freedom and flexibility are still the best things about this place. As a YLS student, you get to decide what you want to study. ”


James Forman Jr.

Class of 1992, J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law