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Daniel B. Yeager

Daniel B. Yeager

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development
Justice Earl Warren Professor of Law

(619) 525-1456
Dean's Office


While attending the University of Florida College of Law, Professor Yeager was editor-in chief-of the Florida Law Review. After graduation, he served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Gilbert S. Merritt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. From there, he studied at the University of Illinois College of Law, where he also taught Legal Research and Writing and Appellate Advocacy.

Yeager has been a visiting professor at the University of San Diego School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, and the University of Florida College of Law. He is admitted to the California Bar.

  • LLM, University of Illinois
  • JD, University of Florida [cum laude, Order of the Coif, Phi Kappa Phi]
  • AB, Kenyon College [high honors, English]
  • Criminal Law
  • Remedies
  • Criminal Law Theory: Selected Topics
  • Criminal Procedure I
  • Daniel Yeager, Two Cases in Complicity, 99 New York University Law Review online (forthcoming)
  • Daniel Yeager, Arrests: Legal and Illegal, 40 Georgia State Law Review (forthcoming)
  • Daniel Yeager, A History of Fruit of the Poisonous Tree (1916-1942), 67 Howard Law Journal (forthcoming)
  • Daniel Yeager, Enforcing Concurrent Sentences, 58 Cal. West. L. Rev. 91 (2022)
  • Daniel Yeager, The Temptations of Scapegoating, 56 American Criminal Law Review 1735 (2019)
  • Daniel Yeager, A First-Year Course in Criminal Law (Wolters Kluwer/Aspen) (3d ed. 2019)
  • Daniel Yeager, Decoding the Impossibility Defense, 56 University of Louisville Law Review 359 (2018)
  • Daniel Yeager, Certain Certiorari: The Digital Privacy Rights of Probationers, 51 Connecticut L. Rev. Online 1 (2017)
  • Daniel Yeager, Fiduciary-isms: The Influence of Academics on the Expansion of Law, 65 Drake L. Rev. 179 (2017)
  • Daniel Yeager, A First-Year Course in Criminal Law: Trials, Appeals, Theories (Wolters-Kluwer/Aspen) (2d ed. 2017)
  • Daniel Yeager, What Is an Accident?, 51 Crim. L. Bull. 575 (2015)