James Forman, Jr.
Yale Law Professor, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author
James Forman, Jr. started his teaching career as an EXPLO Instructor. He’s now the Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School, where he teaches Constitutional Law and legal seminars on race and criminal procedure. He is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.”
Forman is a legal scholar in the areas of criminal procedure and criminal law policy, juvenile justice, and education law and policy. At Yale Law School, his criminal justice students study alongside men incarcerated in a Connecticut prison.