Faculty Profiles

Samuel Bray

Samuel L. Bray

Assistant Professor of Law
J.D., The University of Chicago, 2005
UCLA Faculty Since 2011

Professor Bray teaches courses in Remedies, Property and Constitutional Law. His research primarily explores questions in the law of remedies, and in particular questions related to the functions, timing, and institutional demands of different remedies. His forthcoming articles are "The System of Equitable Remedies" (in the UCLA Law Review) and "'Necessary AND Proper' and 'Cruel AND Unusual': Hendiadys in the Constitution" (in the Virginia Law Review). One of his recently published works is "The Supreme Court and the New Equity," 68 Vanderbilt L. Rev. (2015), which received the annual prize from the AALS Federal Courts Section for the best paper on federal courts by an untenured professor. His SSRN page can be found by clicking here.

Professor Bray is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School. Before joining the faculty at UCLA, he clerked for Judge Michael W. McConnell on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 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.

Professor Bray will be a Harrington Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin during the 2016-2017 academic year.