Professor of Law
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Biographical Information

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.

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


Yale Law School
Yale University

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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
Project SEAPHE, UCLA School of Law
2007 - 2010