Bruce Ackerman


Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science

Courses Taught

  • The Civil Rights Era
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Constitution of the Modern Republic
  • Constitutional Law
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Muneer I. Ahmad


Clinical Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Transnational Development Clinic
  • Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic
  • Refugee and Immigration Law, Policy and Practice in Crisis
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Anne L. Alstott


Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation

Courses Taught

  • Federal Income Taxation
  • Family, State, and Market
  • Corporate Taxation
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Akhil Reed Amar


Sterling Professor of Law

(on leave, fall 2016)

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law
  • Reading the Constitution: Substance and Method
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Rick Antle


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • Financial Reporting: A Legal Perspective
  • Financial Accounting
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Ian Ayres


William K. Townsend Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Antitrust
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial Law
  • Contracts
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Jack M. Balkin


Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law
  • First Amendment
  • Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and the Law
  • Technology Law
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Aharon Barak


Visiting Professor of Law and Gruber Global Constitutionalism Fellow

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • The Role of a Judge in a Democratic Society
  • Proportionality in Constitutional Law
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Tamar R. Birckhead


Martin R. Flug Visiting Clinical Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Juvenile Justice Clinic
  • Criminal Justice Clinic
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Philip C. Bobbitt


Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Interpretation
  • Doing Constitutional Law: Some Contemporary Theories
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Lea Brilmayer


Howard M. Holtzmann Professor of International Law

(on leave, spring 2017)

Courses Taught

  • Conflict of Laws
  • Contemporary Legal Issues in Africa
  • Contracts
  • International Courts and Tribunals
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Guido Calabresi


Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Litigation
  • Torts
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Steven G. Calabresi


Visiting Professor of Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • Comparative Constitutional Law
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Stephen L. Carter


William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law

(on leave, fall 2016)

Courses Taught

  • Contracts
  • Just War Theory
  • Law, Secrets, and Lying
  • Six Books on Law, Religion, and Culture
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Amy Chua


John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Contracts
  • International Business Transactions
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Noel B. Cunningham


Visiting Professor of Law

(spring term)

Courses Taught

  • Partnership Taxation
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Dennis E. Curtis


Clinical Professor Emeritus of Law

Courses Taught

  • Comparative Sentencing Law
  • Ethics in the Practice of Law
  • Hurricane Relief Law Project
  • Lawyering Ethics Clinic
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Anne C. Dailey


Sidley Austin - Robert D. McLean Visiting Professor of Law

(spring term)

Courses Taught

  • Children and the Law
  • Federal Courts
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Harlon L. Dalton


Professor Emeritus of Law

Courses Taught

  • The Formation of Lawyers
  • Law and Human Flourishing
  • Law and Organizing
  • Procedure I
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Mirjan R. Damaška


Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Evidence
  • International Criminal Law
  • Problems in Evidence
  • Procedure
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Drew S. Days III


Alfred M. Rankin Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Litigation
  • Employment Discrimination Law
  • Federal Courts
  • Political and Civil Rights in Canada and the United States
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Olivier E. De Schutter


Visiting Professor of Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • The Legal and Political Economy of Hunger
  • International Human Rights
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Jan Ginter Deutsch


Walton Hale Hamilton Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Jan Ginter Deutsch died on May 19, 2016 at the age of 80.

Courses Taught

  • Applied Jurisprudence
  • The Art and Science of Power: Becoming an American
  • Law & Business
  • Law & Philosophy
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Aaron A. Dhir


Visiting Professor of Law (fall term) and Senior Research Scholar in Law (spring term)

Courses Taught

  • Transnational Corporations and Human Rights
  • Race and Gender in Corporate Law, Governance, and Theory
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Fiona Doherty


Clinical Associate Professor of Law

(on leave, spring 2017)

Courses Taught

  • Samuel Jacobs Criminal Justice Clinic
  • Sentencing
  • Veterans Legal Services Clinic
  • Liman Public Interest Workshop
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Steven B. Duke


Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Convicting the Innocent
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Federal Crimes
  • Problems in Evidence
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Robert C. Ellickson


Walter E. Meyer Professor Emeritus of Property and Urban Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Land Use
  • Local Government
  • Property
  • Urban Legal History
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E. Donald Elliott


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Environmental Law
  • Comparative Chemical Controls
  • Administrative Law
  • Energy Law and Policy
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William Eskridge, Jr.


John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law
  • Legislation
  • Sexuality, Gender, and the Law
  • Theories of Statutory Interpretation
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Daniel C. Esty


Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy, Yale Law School

Courses Taught

  • Environmental Law & Policy
  • Climate Change and Clean Energy
  • Globalization and Sustainability
  • Corporate Environmental Management and Strategy
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Sean Farhang


Visiting Professor of Law

(spring term)

Courses Taught

  • Courts and the State
  • Litigation and Regulatory Implementation
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Joan Feigenbaum


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

Courses Taught

  • The Law and Technology of Cyber Conflict
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Joseph R. Fishkin


Irving S. Ribicoff Visiting Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Employment Discrimination Law
  • Election Law
  • Equal Opportunity Law
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Owen M. Fiss


Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Distributive Justice and the Constitution
  • The Law of Democracy
  • Procedure
  • The War Against Terrorism and the Rule of Law
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James Forman Jr.


Clinical Professor of Law

(on leave, spring 2017)

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law
  • Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline
  • Educational Opportunity and Juvenile Justice Clinic
  • Innovations in Policing
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Cary C. Franklin


Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Reproductive Rights and Justice
  • Controversies in Antidiscrimination Law
  • Due Process and Equal Protection: Advanced Constitutional Law
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Emmanuel Gaillard


Visiting Professor of Law

(spring term)

Courses Taught

  • International Commercial Arbitration
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Stanley J. Garstka


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • Financial Reporting: A Legal Perspective
  • Financial Accounting
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Heather Gerken


J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Topics in Election Law
  • San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project
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Paul Gewirtz


Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law and Director, the Paul Tsai China Center

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law
  • Federal Courts
  • American Foreign Policy
  • Workshop on Chinese Legal Reform
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Abbe R. Gluck


Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy

(on leave, spring 2017)

Courses Taught

  • Legislation
  • Civil Procedure
  • Health Law
  • Federal Courts
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Miriam Gohara


Visiting Clinical Associate Professor of Law and Presidential Visiting Professor

Courses Taught

  • Educational Opportunity and Juvenile Justice Clinic
  • Advanced Educational Opportunity and Juvenile Justice Clinic
  • Advanced Advocacy for Children and Youth Clinic
  • Challenging Mass Incarceration Clinic
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Jack Goldsmith


Maurice R. Greenberg Visiting Professor of Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • The Internet and US National Security
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Robert W. Gordon


Chancellor Kent Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History and Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • Contracts
  • The American Legal Profession
  • American Legal History, 1880-1980
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Gary B. Gorton


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • Capital Markets
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Michael J. Graetz


Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • Designing Public Institutions
  • Federal Income Taxation
  • Reconstruction from the Right
  • The Seeds of Transformation
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David Singh Grewal


Professor of Law

(on leave, 2016–2017)

Courses Taught

  • Torts
  • International Trade Law
  • Markets, Morals and the Law
  • The Politics of Method
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Dieter F. Grimm


Visiting Professor of Law and Gruber Global Constitutionalism Fellow

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • Comparing U.S. and European Constitutionalism
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Henry B. Hansmann


Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law

(on leave, spring 2017)

Courses Taught

  • Business Organizations
  • Contracts
  • Law, Economics, and Organization
  • Legal & Economic History of Enterprise
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Robert D. Harrison


Lecturer in Legal Method

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Legal Research
  • Advanced Legal Writing
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Oona A. Hathaway


Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law

Courses Taught

  • Foreign Affairs and International Law
  • Introduction to Transnational Law
  • Law and Globalization
  • Research and Writing on International Law
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Edward J. Janger


Maurice R. Greenberg Visiting Professor of Law

(spring term)

Courses Taught

  • Bankruptcy
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Christine Jolls


Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor of Law and Organization

Courses Taught

  • Rationality and Choice
  • The Information Society and Behavioral Economics
  • Administrative State
  • Employment and Labor Law
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Dan M. Kahan


Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology

Courses Taught

  • Criminal Law & Administration
  • Evidence
  • Supreme Court Advocacy
  • The Science of Science Communication
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Paul W. Kahn


Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities and Director, Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights

(on leave, spring 2017)

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law
  • Human Rights Workshop: Current Issues and Events
  • The Theory and Practice of Human Rights
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Amy Kapczynski


Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Global Health Justice Partnership

(on leave, fall 2016)

Courses Taught

  • International Intellectual Property Law
  • Law and Social Movements
  • Property
  • Global Health and Justice Practicum
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S. Blair Kauffman


Law Librarian Emeritus

Courses Taught

  • Contemporary Legal Issues in Africa
  • Research Methods in American Law
  • Specialized Legal Research
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Aaron Kesselheim


Visiting Associate Professor of Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • Food and Drug Administrative Law
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Alvin K. Klevorick


Deputy Dean and John Thomas Smith Professor of Law and Professor of Economics

Courses Taught

  • Antitrust
  • Antitrust and Regulation
  • Law and Technology Research Seminar
  • The Foundations of Legal Scholarship
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Hedy Kober


Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(spring term)

Courses Taught

  • Addiction and the Law: Perspectives from Philosophy, Economics, and Neuroscience
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Harold Hongju Koh


Sterling Professor of International Law

Courses Taught

  • Procedure
  • Foreign Relations and National Security Law
  • International Human Rights Law and Policy
  • Introduction to International and Transnational Law
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Issa Kohler-Hausmann


Associate Professor of Law and Associate Professor of Sociology

(on leave, spring 2017)

Courses Taught

  • Sociology of Law: Law and Bureaucracy
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Anthony T. Kronman


Sterling Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Contracts
  • From Natural Law to Natural Right
  • Hobbes, Spinoza, and the Enlightenment Critique of Religion
  • Kant: Moral, Legal, and Theological Writings
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Douglas Kysar


Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Constitutions and the Environment
  • The Law of Climate Change
  • Torts I
  • The Past, Present, and Future of Global Climate Change: Law and Policy
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Marianne Engelman Lado


Visiting Clincal Professor of Law

(spring term)

Courses Taught

  • Veterans Legal Services Clinic
  • Environmental Justice Clinic
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John H. Langbein


Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Trusts and Estates: Family Wealth Transmission
  • History of the Common Law: Procedure and Institutions
  • Pension and Employee Benefit Law
  • Comparative Law
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Frederick M. Lawrence


Visiting Professor of Law (fall term) and Senior Research Scholar in Law (spring term)

Courses Taught

  • Higher Education and the Law
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Anika Singh Lemar


Clinical Associate Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Community and Economic Development
  • Transnational Development Clinic
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Noel Lenski


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(spring term)

Courses Taught

  • Roman Law
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Zachary Liscow


Associate Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Taxation
  • Taxation, the Law, and Economic Inequality
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Yair Listokin


Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Federal Income Taxation
  • Contracts
  • Law and Macroeconomics
  • Law, Economics, and Organization
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Carroll L. Lucht


Clinical Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Carroll Lucht died on July 3, 2016 at the age of 74.

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Immigration Legal Services Clinic
  • Advocacy for Detained Refugees
  • Advanced Community Lawyering
  • Community Lawyering Clinic
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Jonathan R. Macey


Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law

Courses Taught

  • Accounting, Finance, and Law
  • Banking Law and Regulation
  • Business Organizations
  • Corporate Governance: Seminar
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Andrew F. March


Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • Islamic Law & Ethics
  • Islam and Democracy in the Modern Middle East
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Daniel Markovits


Guido Calabresi Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Contracts
  • Advanced Contracts
  • Federal Income Taxation
  • Law and Globalization
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Jerry L. Mashaw


Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Accountability
  • Administrative Law
  • Advanced Administrative Law: Seminar
  • American Administrative Law in Historical Perspective: Seminar
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Tracey L. Meares


Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Criminal Law and Administration
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Criminal Justice Reform: Theory and Research in Action
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Noah Messing


Lecturer in the Practice of Law and Legal Writing

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Written Advocacy
  • Litigating Civil Actions
  • Lobbying
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Andrew Metrick


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • The Global Financial Crisis
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Teresa Miguel-Stearns


Law Librarian and Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Legal Research in International Law
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Alice M. Miller


Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law, Associate Research Scholar, and Co-Director, Global Health Justice Partnership

Courses Taught

  • Global Health and Justice
  • Sexuality, Gender, Health, and Human Rights
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John D. Morley


Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Business Organizations
  • Securities Regulations
  • Trusts and Estates
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Elora Mukherjee


Visiting Clinical Associate Professor of Law

(spring term)

Douglas G. NeJaime


Martin R. Flug Visiting Professor of Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • Professional Responsibility
  • Family Law
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Beth Simone Noveck


Florence Rogatz Visiting Clinical Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Open Government and Open Data Governance Innovation Clinic
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Marisol Orihuela


Visiting Clinical Associate Professor of Law and Presidential Visiting Professor

Courses Taught

  • Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic
  • Criminal Justice Clinic
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Nicholas R. Parrillo


Professor of Law

(on leave, fall 2016)

Courses Taught

  • Administrative Law
  • American Legal History
  • Bureaucracy
  • Remedies
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Jean Koh Peters


Sol Goldman Clinical Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Advocacy for Children and Youth
  • Advanced Immigration Legal Services
  • Advocacy for Children and Youth
  • Immigration Legal Services
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Steven C. Pincus


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • Political Economy, Institutions, and Property in the Age of the American Revolution
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Robert C. Post


Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law
  • First Amendment
  • Interpretation in Law and Literature
  • Legislative and Popular Constitutionalism
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J. L. Pottenger, Jr.


Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law

(on leave, 2016–2017)

Courses Taught

  • Housing Court Clinic
  • Legal Ethics
  • Legislative Advocacy Clinic
  • Prosecution Externship
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Claire Priest


Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Property
  • American Legal History
  • Law, Institutions, and Development in Early America
  • Political Economy, Institutions, and Property in the Age of the American Revolution
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George L. Priest


Edward J. Phelps Professor of Law and Economics and Kauffman Distinguished Research Scholar in Law, Economics, and Entrepreneurship

Courses Taught

  • Insurance and Public Policy
  • Regulation of Industry
  • Antitrust
  • Advanced Antitrust: Directed Research
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Edward A. Purcell, Jr.


Visiting Professor of Law and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Distinguished Senior Fellow

(spring term)

Courses Taught

  • Federal Courts and the Federal System
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W. Michael Reisman


Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law

(on leave, spring 2017)

Courses Taught

  • [The] Changing Nature of the Private Firm and Entrepreneurship
  • Research Methods in International Law
  • International Investment Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration
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Judith Resnik


Arthur Liman Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Federal and State Courts
  • Liman Project
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Cristina Rodríguez


Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law

(on leave, 2016–2017)

Courses Taught

  • Administrative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Immigration Law
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Roberta Romano


Sterling Professor of Law and Director, Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law

(on leave, spring 2017)

Courses Taught

  • Business Organizations
  • Applied Corporate Finance
  • Colloquium on Contemporary Issues in Law and Business
  • Law, Economics, and Organization
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Carol M. Rose


Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor Emeritus of Law and Organization and Professorial Lecturer in Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • Fugitive Resources: Water
  • Property, Social Justice, and the Environment
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Susan Rose-Ackerman


Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence, Law School and Department of Political Science

Courses Taught

  • Administrative Law
  • Comparative Administrative Law
  • Corruption, Economic Development, and Democracy
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Jed Rubenfeld


Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Constitutional Law: Privacy
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Law & Administration
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Wojciech Sadurski


Visiting Professor of Law

(spring term)

Courses Taught

  • Comparative Constitutional Law
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David N. Schleicher


Associate Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Local Government Law
  • Procedure I
  • The State and Local Budget Crisis
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Peter H. Schuck


Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law

Courses Taught

  • Groups, Diversity & Law
  • Immigration Law & Policy: Selected Issues
  • Torts
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Vicki Schultz


Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences

(on leave, fall 2016)

Courses Taught

  • Employment Discrimination Law
  • Family Law
  • Family, State and Market
  • Workplace Theory and Policy
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Alan Schwartz


Sterling Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Bankruptcy
  • Contracts
  • Law, Economics, and Organization
  • The Law and Economics of Corporate Control
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Fiona M. Scott Morton


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(spring term)

Courses Taught

  • Competition Economics and Policy
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Ian Shapiro


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • Democracy and Distribution
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Scott J. Shapiro


Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy

Courses Taught

  • Jurisprudence
  • Advanced Topics in Jurisprudence
  • Introduction to Transnational Law
  • Constitutional Law
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Reva Siegel


Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Antidiscrimination Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Democratic Constitutionalism
  • Equality, Citizenship, and Sovereignty, Transnationally
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James J. Silk


Clinical Professor of Law, Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and Director, Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights

(on leave, spring 2017)

Courses Taught

  • Human Rights Workshop
  • Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic
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John G. Simon


Augustus E. Lines Professor Emeritus of Law

Courses Taught

  • Education and the Law
  • Nonprofit Institutions
  • Nonprofit Organizations Clinic
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Ganesh N. Sitaraman


Visiting Associate Professor of Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • Foreign Relations
  • Economic Inequality and the Law
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Robert A. Solomon


Clinical Professor Emeritus of Law

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Community and Economic Development
  • Advanced Community Development Financial Institutions
  • Advanced Domestic Advocacy Clinic
  • Community and Economic Development
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Kate Stith


Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Comparative Sentencing Law: Research Seminar
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law and Administration
  • Criminal Procedure: Charging and Adjudication
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David A. Super


Visiting Professor of Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • Public Welfare Law
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Heather E. Tookes


Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(fall term)

Courses Taught

  • Corporate Finance
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Gerald Torres


Visiting Professor of Law

(spring term)

Courses Taught

  • Federal Indian Law
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Tom R. Tyler


Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology

Courses Taught

  • Criminal Justice Reform
  • Empirical Research Seminar
  • Social Science and Institutional Design
  • Topics in Law and Psychology
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Patrick E. Weil


Visiting Professor of Law, Oscar M. Ruebhausen Distinguished Senior Fellow,and Senior Research Scholar in Law

Courses Taught

  • Comparative Church-State Relations: Laws and Policies
  • Religion and the Constitution(s)
  • Refugee and Immigration Law, Policy and Practice in Crisis
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James Q. Whitman


Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Topics in Comparative Law
  • Ancient Law
  • Art Law
  • Comparative Law
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Michael J. Wishnie


Deputy Dean for Experiential Education; William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law; and Director, Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization

(on leave, fall 2016)

Courses Taught

  • Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic
  • Veterans Legal Services Clinic
  • Advanced 9-11 Clinic
  • Federal Courts: Selected Topics
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John Fabian Witt


Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law

(on leave, spring 2017)

Courses Taught

  • American Legal History
  • Torts
  • History of the Laws of War
  • Problems in Legal Historiography
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Stephen Wizner


William O. Douglas Clinical Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law

Courses Taught

  • Legal Services for Immigrant Communities
  • Trial Practice
  • Ethics in the Practice of Law
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Gideon Yaffe


Professor of Law, Professor of Philosophy, and Professor of Psychology

Courses Taught

  • Criminal Law and Administration
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Addiction and the Law: Perspectives from Philosophy, Economics, and Neuroscience
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Taisu Zhang


Associate Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Property
  • The History of Property Law
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Howard V. Zonana


Clinical Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(spring term)

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Immigration Legal Services Clinic
  • Complex Federal Litigation
  • Immigration Legal Services
  • Prison Legal Services
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I’m really passionate about three things. I want to have less violence, fewer prisoners, and better schools.”


Professor James Forman, Jr.

Class of 1992