Faculty Profiles

Samuel Bray

Samuel L. Bray

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

Samuel Bray is a Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law, where he teaches Remedies, Property and Constitutional Law. His forthcoming work includes a paper on the national injunction in the Harvard Law Review, a paper on remedies and economics in the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, a paper on punitive damages against trustees, and a paper on the fusion of law and equity. He is one author of the textbook The Constitution of the United States, and one author of a forthcoming translation of Genesis 1-11. His recent scholarship includes a paper on the use of the figure of speech hendiadys in the Constitution.

Professor 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. Before joining the faculty at UCLA, 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.

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