Samuel L. Bray

Samuel L. Bray

Professor of Law

Office: 1116 Eck Hall of Law
Phone: 574.631.2306
Staff Assistant: LuAnn Nate

Professor Samuel L. Bray teaches Remedies, Civil Procedure, Property, and Constitutional Law. His recently published scholarship includes Multiple Chancellors: Reforming the National Injunction, and Remedies, Meet Economics; Economics, Meet Remedies. He is an author of three books: The Constitution of the United States (with Michael Stokes Paulsen, Steven Gow Calabresi, Michael W. McConnell, and William Baude); Ames, Chafee, and Re on Remedies (with Emily Sherwin); and Genesis 1-11: A New Old Translation for Readers, Scholars, and Translators (with John F. Hobbins).

Bray is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, and he clerked for then-Judge Michael W. McConnell on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. After clerking, he practiced law at Mayer Brown LLP, was an associate-in-law at Columbia Law School, and was Executive Director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School. He was an assistant professor of law at UCLA from 2011 to 2016, and a professor of law from 2016 to 2018. In addition, he was a Harrington Faculty Fellow at the University of Texas-Austin for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Areas of Expertise

  • Constitutional Law
  • Law & Literature
  • Law & Religion
  • Remedies