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List of famous law professors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top law professors in the world? This includes the most prominent law professors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable law professors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic law professors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned law professors.

Examples of people on this list include Cass Sunstein and John Yoo.

From reputable, prominent, and well known law professors to the lesser known law professors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the law professor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous law professors ever?" and "What are the names of famous law professors?" then you're in the right place. (150 items)
Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Law Professors
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Barack Hussein Obama II (/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama served as a U.S. Senator representing the state of Illinois from January 2005 to November 2008, when he ...more

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Age: 55

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Profession: Politician, Author, Law professor, Writer, Lawyer

Credits: By The People: The Election of Barack Obama, 60 Minutes, Mistaken for Strangers, Senator Obama Goes to Africa

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Elizabeth Warren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Law Professors
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Elizabeth Ann Warren is an American academic and politician who is the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party. She was previously a Harvard Law School professor specializing in bankruptcy law. Warren is a prominent legal scholar, and is among the most ...more

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Age: 67

Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

Profession: Politician, Professor, Author, Writer, Lawyer

Credits: Capitalism: A Love Story, Maxed Out: Hard Times, Easy Credit and the Era of Predatory Lenders, Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?, U R Pre-Approved

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Cass Sunstein is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Law Professors
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Cass Robert Sunstein is an American legal scholar, particularly in the fields of constitutional law, administrative law, environmental law, and law and behavioral economics, who was the Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in the Obama administration. For 27 ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: Middlesex County, Concord, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

Profession: Legal Scholar, Author, Teacher

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Hugh Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Law Professors
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Hugh Hewitt is an American radio talk show host with the Salem Radio Network, lawyer, academic, and author. A conservative, a Catholic, he comments on society, politics, and what he regards as media bias in the United States. Hewitt is also a law professor at Chapman University School of Law. ...more

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Age: 61

Profession: Editor, Radio personality, Writer, Lawyer, Teacher

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