CJRI | Access to Justice Colloquium: Albert Yoon

Monday, January 31 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Event

The Civil Justice Research Initiative welcomes Albert Yoon, Professor and Michael J. Trebilcock Chair in Law and Economics at University of Toronto Faculty of Law, to present, "The Effect of Law School Rankings on Admissions: A Study of Revealed Preferences."

About Albert Yoon

Albert Yoon holds the Michael J. Trebilcock Chair in Law and Economics.

Albert received his undergraduate degree from Yale and his law and doctoral (political science) degrees from Stanford. During law school, he was the senior articles editor of the Stanford Law Review. After graduation, he clerked for the Hon. R. Guy Cole of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and was a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research at U.C. Berkeley. Before joining the Faculty of Law, Albert was professor of law at Northwestern University, during which he was a Law and Public Affairs Fellow at Princeton University and a Russell Sage Visiting Scholar in New York City. Albert was Associate Dean - Research and Curriculum for the 2018-20 academic years.

Albert examines labor markets within and outside the legal profession.  He has published in the Chicago, Stanford, and Virginia law reviews; and the Annals of Applied Statistics, Journal of Law & Economics, Journal of Theoretical Politics, among others. He is a recipient of the Ronald H. Coase Prize for best article in Law and Economics and a member of the American Law Institute. His recent scholarship focuses on legal ethics, and applications of machine learning and natural language processing to law.

Beyond his academic career, Albert is co-founder of Blue J Legal, the company behind Tax Foresight and Employment Foresight: the next generation of legal research tools that harness the power of artificial intelligence to provide instant and comprehensive answers in complex areas of tax, labor, and employment law.

About the CJRI Access to Justice Colloquium

Civil legal problems are increasingly prevalent in everyday life, but access to information, expertise, and assistance in resolving these problems remains uneven. The UCI Law Civil Justice Research Initiative welcomes several leading scholars whose research addresses various dimensions of the access to justice crisis.


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Centers, Civil Justice Research Initiative
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