Professor Jane Baron has written extensively on property, with a particular emphasis on homelessness. She has also published widely on law and literature, and in the area of trusts and estates. Her articles have appeared in such journals as Michigan Law Review, Columbia Law Review and the Yale Law Journal.
Immediately following law school, she practiced for three years as a litigator at the New York law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell. She then moved to a rural community in the mountains of Tennessee. While there, she taught part-time at the University of Tennessee College of Law. She joined the Temple faculty in 1984 and was the inaugural holder of the Peter J. Liacouras Professorship from 1993 to 1995. Professor Baron served as Associate Dean for Research from 2005 to 2007. In 2007 she was named I. Herman Stern Professor of Law. Professor Baron teaches Property, Trusts & Estates, and Land Use Planning, as well as a seminar on Ethical Perspectives on the Practice of Law (with Professor Richard Greenstein).