James Anderson

speaker James Anderson

One of the challenges of regulation is being confident enough that you've got it right and can usefully specify the appropriate regulations.

James Anderson is a Senior Behavioral Scientist and the Director of both the Justice Policy Program and the Institute for Civil Justice at the RAND Corporation. He has been the principal investigator on a wide range of projects, ranging from policy implications of autonomous vehicle technology to understanding the effects of indigent defense systems. Prior to joining RAND, he clerked for the Honorable Morton Greenberg of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and worked as an assistant federal defender representing death-sentenced prisoners. He has been funded by the National Institute of Justice, the National Institutes of Health, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the State of Pennsylvania, the Institute for Civil Justice, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Department of Defense, and the National Science Foundation. He has authored numerous works, published in the Stanford Law Review, the Yale Law Review, and the Oxford University Press among many others.