Christopher L. Griffin, Jr. is a Visiting Professor and Research Scholar at the University of Arizona. Prof. Griffin's research primarily focuses on questions of criminal and civil access to justice. He has applied quantitative empirical methods to questions of employment discrimination laws and more recently has designed and launched randomized field experiments with courts and lawyers. Prof. Griffin’s randomized trials are concentrated on the effectiveness of pretrial risk assessment tools, legal aid attorneys’ triage decision making, and unbundled representation models. Prof. Griffin previously taught at Duke and William & Mary Law Schools and was the Research Director of the Access to Justice Law School at Harvard Law School. He holds a B.S. in International Political Economy, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, where he was a John Carroll Scholar; an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford, where he was an Allbritton Scholar; and a J.D. from Yale Law School. 

Christopher Griffin will participate n the World Justice Forum working session What Will it Take to Bring Social Impact Investing to the Justice Sector?