James Anderson is the Director of the Justice Policy Program at the RAND Corporation and oversees research projects on various aspects of the civil and criminal justice system. He has served as principal investigator on many projects, ranging from policy implications of autonomous vehicle technology to understanding the effects of indigent defense systems. He has presented to a wide variety of academic and professional audiences and is a member of the American Law Institute. Before joining RAND, he clerked for the Honorable Morton Greenberg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and represented prisoners on death row as a public defender for 10 years. He received a J.D. for Yale Law School, and a B.A. in ethics, politics, and economics from Yale University.