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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

Law Teaching Series

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

The people I was able to spend those three years with and think alongside and work alongside — they put me on a different path and it’s a path that’s allowing me to have a much larger and more meaningful impact on children than I would have had before.”


Samantha Tweedy

Class of 2006