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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

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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

Now it is time to pivot and ask, where are your extraordinary gifts needed? How do you make this legal world that you are entering a better world? One where no one is shut out; one where the weak and vulnerable are not exploited; one that produces fair results based on the merits of the issues before it.”


Visiting Lecturer Stephen Bright

2012 Commencement Address