Samuel L. Bray is Professor of Law at the Notre Dame Law School. In addition to numerous technical and scholarly legal publications, he has published Genesis 1-11: A New Old Translation for Readers, Scholars, and Translators with John Hobbins, and The 1662 Book of Common Prayer: International Edition with Drew Keane. Bray is a fellow of the Notre Dame Program on Private Law and a McDonald Distinguished Fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. He is the chair of the AALS Remedies Section Executive Committee, is an adviser on the Restatement (Third) of Torts: Remedies, and is a member of the Advisory Committee for Rules of Procedure for the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Bray is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School. He was executive director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School. He was an assistant professor of law at UCLA from 2011 to 2016 and a professor of law from 2016 to 2018; during the 2016-2017 academic year he was a Harrington Faculty Fellow at the University of Texas-Austin. He joined the Notre Dame Law faculty in 2018.