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List of notable or famous law professors from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top law professors born in the United States and even some popular law professors who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American law professors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These law professors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known law professor from the United States is included when available.

This list features people like Cass Sunstein and John Yoo.

This historic law professors from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American law professors of note?" and "Who are the most famous law professors from the United States?" These prominent law professors of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American law professors.

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Akhil Reed Amar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Law Professors from the United States
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Akhil Reed Amar is an American legal scholar, an expert on constitutional law and criminal procedure. Formerly the Southmayd Professor of Law at Yale Law School, he was named Sterling Professor of Law in 2008. A Legal Affairs poll placed Amar among the top 20 contemporary US legal thinkers. ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: Southeast Michigan, Area code 734, Michigan, Contiguous United States, United States of America, + more

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Ann Althouse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Law Professors from the United States
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Ann Althouse is an American law professor and blogger. ...more

Age: 67

Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America

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Annette Gordon-Reed is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Law Professors from the United States
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Annette Gordon-Reed is an American historian and law professor noted for changing scholarship on Thomas Jefferson regarding his relationship with Sally Hemings and children by her. Gordon-Reed was educated at Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School. She is Professor of Law and History at Harvard, and the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History and 15 other prizes in 2009 for her work on the Hemings family of Monticello, and in 2010 she received the National Humanities Medal and was named a MacArthur Fellow. ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: Livingston, Texas, United States of America

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Bernardine Dohrn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Law Professors from the United States
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Bernardine Rae Dohrn was a leader of the Weather Underground, a group that was responsible for the bombing of the United States Capitol, the Pentagon, and several police stations in New York, as well as a Greenwich Village townhouse explosion that killed a member of the Underground. As a member of the Weather Underground, Dohrn helped to create a "Declaration of a State of War" against the United States government, and was placed on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list, where she remained for three years. From 1991 to 2013 she was a Clinical Associate Professor of Law at the Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern University School of Law. She is married to Bill Ayers, a co-founder of ...more

Age: 76

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

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