Rodger Citron is a graduate of Yale College, Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude, and Yale Law School, where he was a senior editor of the Yale Law Journal and a recipient of the C. LaRue Munson Prize. After law school, he clerked for the Hon. Thomas N. O'Neill, Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Before becoming a law professor, he worked as a trial attorney at the United States Department of Justice; a director at FindLaw, Inc.; and an attorney-advisor at the Federal Communications Commission.
Professor Citron's law review articles have been published in a number of law reviews, including the Stanford Journal of Complex Litigation, the South Carolina Law Review, and the Administrative Law Review, and his student note in the Yale Law Journal has been cited by four courts and in more than 30 law review articles. In addition to the articles he has published in law reviews, Professor Citron is a co-author of A Documentary Companion to Storming the Court (2009). His articles also have been published on Slate, Justia, and SCOTUS blog and in The National Law Journal, The Legal Times, and The Hartford Courant. From January 2007 through December 2010, he served as a reporter for the New York State Pattern Jury Instructions Committee.