Richard H. Sander

Richard H. Sander

Professor of Law
B.A. Harvard, 1978
M.A. Economics, Northwestern, 1985
J.D. Northwestern, 1988
Ph.D. Economics, Northwestern, 1990
UCLA Faculty Since 1989

R. Sander

An analysis of property as a social institution and particularly of the dynamics of the system for recognizing and protecting competing claims to resources. Major problem areas to be studied include...

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Empirical evidence has become a pervasive part of courtroom proceedings and legislative deliberation, mostly for good reasons. A basic literacy with statistics is not only a crucial skill for new...

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Social science lurks in the background of many court decisions – especially in major cases involving broad social and regulatory questions – but doctrinal courses rarely have the leisure to delve...

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Although numbers and empirical analysis now pervade many fields of law, most lawyers have few skills in presenting or interpreting data or quantitative arguments. This course develops those skills. ...

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A growing body of evidence suggests that high levels of housing segregation in the U.S. are the root cause of persistent black/white gaps in mortality, employment, cognitive skills and general...

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As we all know, the legal profession is passing through hard economic times. What is less well known is that some scholars anticipated these hard times, and many others have tried to understand its...

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To a growing degree, the sophisticated practice of law requires a familiarity with quantitative methods and an understanding of how judges apply these methods in hearing and deciding cases. This...

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B. Nyblade / R. Sander

Lawyers’ advocacy for their clients and the public good often goes beyond direct representation of clients and involves critically evaluating and promoting better public policy and law through a wide...

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R. Sander

Lawyers’ advocacy for their clients and the public good often goes beyond direct representation of clients and involves critically evaluating and promoting better public policy and law through a wide...

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