List of Yale Law School alumni

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This a list of notable alumni of Yale Law School. For a list of notable Yale University graduates, see Yale University people.

All degrees listed below are LL.B. (the primary professional degree in law conferred by Yale Law School until 1971) or J.D. (the primary professional degree in law conferred since 1971), unless noted otherwise.

Yale Law's three–year J.D. (LL.B., prior to 1971) program enrolls an incoming class of approximately 200 students, one of the smallest incoming class sizes of all top law schools.[1]

Contents

Law and government[edit]

President Gerald Ford '41
President Bill Clinton '73
Attorney General Edward H. Levi '38
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton '73
Senator Gary Hart '64
Senator Joe Lieberman '67
Senator Arlen Specter '56
Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart '41
Supreme Court Justice Byron White '46
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas '74
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito '75
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor '79
Governor of California Jerry Brown '64
Ambassador Sargent Shriver '41
Ambassador John R. Bolton '74
President of Germany Karl Carstens '49
President of the Philippines José P. Laurel '20
Dean of Harvard Law School Martha Minow '79
Legal scholar Alan Dershowitz '62
Legal scholar Catharine MacKinnon '77
Legal scholar Lawrence Lessig '89
Senator Cory Booker '97
Attorney David Boies '66
Actor Ben Stein '70
Writer Elizabeth Wurtzel '08

United States government[edit]

Executive branch[edit]

U.S. Presidents[edit]
  • Gerald Ford (1941), 38th President of the United States, 1974–1977
  • Bill Clinton (1973), 42nd President of the United States, 1993–2001
U.S. Attorneys General[edit]
U.S. Solicitors General[edit]
Other cabinet and cabinet-level officials[edit]

Legislative branch (U.S. Congress)[edit]

Senators[edit]
Representatives[edit]

Judicial branch[edit]

Supreme Court justices[edit]
Federal Court judges[edit]
Federal courts of appeals[edit]
Federal district courts[edit]
Other courts[edit]

State government[edit]

Governors[edit]
State politicians[edit]
State judges[edit]

City government[edit]

U.S. diplomatic figures[edit]

Other U.S. political figures[edit]

Non-United States government[edit]

Non-United States political figures[edit]

Heads of state or heads of government[edit]
Other political figures[edit]

Non-United States judicial figures[edit]

International court judges[edit]
National court judges[edit]

International organization figures[edit]

Notable attorneys[edit]

Public policy leaders[edit]

Academia[edit]

University presidents and other administrators[edit]

Legal academia[edit]

Law school deans[edit]

Legal scholars[edit]

Constitutional law[edit]
Criminal law[edit]
Civil and human rights law[edit]
Intellectual property[edit]
International law[edit]
Jurisprudence[edit]
Other legal scholars[edit]

Other scholars[edit]

Activism[edit]

Business[edit]

Film, theater, and television[edit]

Writers[edit]

Media and journalism[edit]

Commentators[edit]

Journalists[edit]

Military[edit]

Sports[edit]

Other[edit]

Non-graduates[edit]

These students attended Yale Law but, for various reasons, did not graduate.

Fictitious alumni[edit]

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