Jane Bambauer

Professor of Law

Jane Bambauer is a Professor of Law at the University of Arizona. Prof. Bambauer's research assesses the social costs and benefits of Big Data, and questions the wisdom of many well-intentioned privacy laws. Her articles have appeared in the Stanford Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, the California Law Review, and the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies. Prof. Bambauer's own data-driven research explores biased judgment, legal education, and legal careers. She holds a B.S. in mathematics from Yale College and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

Curriculum Vitae

SSRN Published Papers

Representative Publications

  • Information Libertarianism, 105 Cal. L. Rev. 335 (2017) (co-author, with Derek E. Bambauer).
  • Other People's Papers, 94 Tex. L. Rev. 205 (2015).
  • Outrageous and Irrational, 100 Minn. L. Rev. 281 (2015) (co-author, with Toni Massaro).
  • Hassle, 113 Mich. L. Rev. 461 (2015).
  • Is Data Speech?, 66 Stan. L. Rev. 57 (2014).
  • The New Intrusion, 88 Notre Dame L. Rev. 205 (2012).
  • The Secret of My Success:  How Status, Prestige, and School Performance Shape Legal Careers, 9 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 893 (2012) (co-author, with Richard Sander).
  • Tragedy of the Data Commons, 25 Harv. J.L. & Tech. 1 (2011).
  • Complete List of Publications


  • J.D. Yale Law School
  • B.S. Yale University

Admitted to Practice

  • California

Work Experience

  • Professor of Law
    James E. Rogers College of Law
    2017 - present
  • Associate Professor of Law
    James E. Rogers College of Law
    2012 - 2017
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
    Brooklyn Law School
    2010 - 2012
  • Director
    Project SEAPHE, UCLA School of Law
    2007 - 2010