Faculty Profiles

Ryan McCarl

Ryan McCarl

PULSE Fellow in Artificial Intelligence, Law, and Policy
B.A. University of Chicago, 2008
M.A. University of Chicago, 2008
M.A. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2010
J.D. University of Chicago Law School, 2014

Ryan McCarl is a PULSE Fellow in Artificial Intelligence, Law, and Policy at UCLA School of Law for 2019-2021. His current research focuses on developing machine learning methods to automatically extract legal rules and other information from a corpus of judicial opinions.

Before joining the UCLA Law faculty, McCarl worked at several major litigation firms, founded the educational technology startup WordBrewery, and clerked for the Honorable David M. Ebel on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He earned a J.D. with Honors from the University of Chicago Law School, an M.A. in International Relations and B.A. in Political Science from the University of Chicago, and an M.A. in Education from the University of Michigan.

McCarl’s writings have appeared in the Stanford Journal of International Law, Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Real Estate Law Journal, and elsewhere.