Visiting Professor of Law (spring term)
Gerald Torres is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the Bryant Smith Chair in Law at the University of Texas School of Law. Prior to his appointment at UT, he taught at the University of Minnesota Law School, where he also served as associate dean. Torres has served as deputy assistant attorney general for the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and as counsel to then U.S. attorney general Janet Reno. He is a leading expert in critical race theory, environmental law, and federal Indian law. Torres holds degrees from the University of Michigan, Yale University, and Stanford University.
LL.M., University of Michigan, 1980
J.D., Yale, 1977
A.B., Stanford, 1974
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