JSP Student Profile

Ryan William Copus


Year: Doctorate in JSP


J.D., Harvard Law School (cum laude), 2007
B.A., Philosophy, Sociology, University of Texas at Austin (honors), 2004


Adjudication Systems
Law & Economics
Empirical Legal Studies
Judicial Decision Making
Algorithms and Law
Civil Procedure
Federal Courts
Criminal Law and Policy


JSP Fellowship (2014)
Institute for Humane Studies Fellowship: Ambassador Frank & Kathy Baxter Fellow (2012)

Academic Experiences:

Graduate Student Instructor, Law and Economics (2014 & 2012)
Graduate Student Instructor, Psychology and Law (2013)
Graduate Student Instructor, Introduction to Statistics for Lawyers (2012)
Graduate Student Instructor, Supreme Court and Public Policy (2011 & 2013)
Research Assistant, Professor Bob Cooter (2011)
Research Assistant, Professor Kevin Quinn (2011)
Research Assistant, Professor Louis Kaplow (2005-2007)

Employment Experiences:

Associate at Goodwin Procter, LLP, 2008-2009
Law Clerk for the Honorable David C. Godbey of the Northern District of Texas, 2007-2008

Curriculum Vitae
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