Jane Bambauer

Jane Bambauer

Part-Time Faculty

Jane Bambauer is a part-time faculty member at University of Arizona Law. Bambauer teaches and studies the fundamental problems of well-intended technology policies. Bambauer’s research assesses the social costs and benefits of Big Data, and how new information technologies affect free speech, privacy, and competitive markets. She also serves as the co-deputy director of the Center for Quantum Networks, a multi-institutional engineering research center funded by the National Science Foundation, where she facilitates research on economic and regulatory policy for emerging markets in quantum technologies. Bambauer’s work has been featured in over 20 scholarly publications including the Stanford Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, the California Law Review, and the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies. Her work has also been featured in media outlets including the Washington Post, the New York Times, Fox News, and Lawfare. She holds a BS in Mathematics from Yale College and a JD from Yale Law School.


Curriculum Vitae

SSRN Published Papers

Representative Publications

  • From Damage Caps to Decarceration: Extending Tort Law Safeguards to Criminal Sentencing, 102 BOSTON UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW __ (with Andrea Roth).
  • The Quiet Resignation: Why Do So Many Female Lawyers Abandon Their Careers?, 10 U.C. Irvine Law Review 799 (2020) (with Tauhidur Rahman).
  • The Algorithm Game, 94 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1 (2018) (with Tal Zarsky). 
  • Snake Oil Speech, 93 Washington Law Review 73 (2018). 
  • 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