Which schools offer teaching LLMs?


mac26mac

I am US-educated, but not from a Tier-1 school (tier-2).I have (close) family that teach law (so I know it's not all rainbows and butterflies....but I am often told I missed my calling and i should be a teacher, not a lawyer).

I have been practicing for a few years, and have I have looked into a few teaching fellowships and teaching programs.

MY QUESTION: which schools should I be looking toward? Which (top 25) schools have the better LLM programs for those of us who aspire to teach?

I am US-educated, but not from a Tier-1 school (tier-2).I have (close) family that teach law (so I know it's not all rainbows and butterflies....but I am often told I missed my calling and i should be a teacher, not a lawyer).

I have been practicing for a few years, and have I have looked into a few teaching fellowships and teaching programs.

MY QUESTION: which schools should I be looking toward? Which (top 25) schools have the better LLM programs for those of us who aspire to teach?
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llm-ette

hi there,

Yale and Harvard have LLM programs that are for aspiring academics, especially if you are from the US. However, as I'm sure you already know, the LLM in and of itself is not considered sufficient for academia. You will also need publications and perhaps a teaching fellowship, but an LLM from these schools seems like a great way to get you on the right path.

hi there,

Yale and Harvard have LLM programs that are for aspiring academics, especially if you are from the US. However, as I'm sure you already know, the LLM in and of itself is not considered sufficient for academia. You will also need publications and perhaps a teaching fellowship, but an LLM from these schools seems like a great way to get you on the right path.
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Athena

I understand that Yale encourages only those applicants who are committed to a career in teaching law. Could you please elaborate on what activities could one undertake, to show an inclination to the academia their profile?

I understand that Yale encourages only those applicants who are committed to a career in teaching law. Could you please elaborate on what activities could one undertake, to show an inclination to the academia their profile?
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Ali22

I understand that Yale encourages only those applicants who are committed to a career in teaching law. Could you please elaborate on what activities could one undertake, to show an inclination to the academia their profile?


My suggestions are:
1. Try to get one or more articles published in a reputable journal;
2. See if you can tutor any law classes at your university (if you are still at uni this could be a bit difficult); and
3. If you are still at university, try to get on the editorial board of a law journal.

It would also help if you have an academic referee who knows that you want to go into academia and can provide some positive comments about that in your reference.

<blockquote>I understand that Yale encourages only those applicants who are committed to a career in teaching law. Could you please elaborate on what activities could one undertake, to show an inclination to the academia their profile?</blockquote>

My suggestions are:
1. Try to get one or more articles published in a reputable journal;
2. See if you can tutor any law classes at your university (if you are still at uni this could be a bit difficult); and
3. If you are still at university, try to get on the editorial board of a law journal.

It would also help if you have an academic referee who knows that you want to go into academia and can provide some positive comments about that in your reference.
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Hey, I have applied to Yale. I am still a student though. I dont have many publications but I have teaching experience. What do you think are my chances? Or have I applied too soon?

Hey, I have applied to Yale. I am still a student though. I dont have many publications but I have teaching experience. What do you think are my chances? Or have I applied too soon?
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