J.D., University of Southern California Law School (Order of the Coif).
MFA in Music History from Brandeis University and was advanced to candidacy for a PhD in Musicology at University of California Berkeley
AB in Music Stanford University (with Great Distinction)
Margaret Jane Radin is the author of Boilerplate: The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law (Princeton University Press, 2013). This book, winner of the Scribes Book Award for 2014, explores the problems posed by standardized fine-print contracts and how those problems might be ameliorated. Radin also has written two books exploring the problems of propertization: Contested Commodities (Harvard University Press, 1996) and Reinterpreting Property (University of Chicago Press, 1993), as well as co-authored a casebook on Internet Commerce. Radin is retired from chaired professorships at the University of Michigan and at Stanford University, having previously held a chaired professorship at the University of Southern California. She has also taught at Harvard University, the University of California at Berkeley, New York University, and Princeton University, where she was the inaugural Microsoft Fellow in Law and Public Affairs. Radin is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the American Law Institute, where she serves on the Advisory Board for the Restatement 3d of Consumer Contracts.
At Miami Law, she teaches the course, Boilerplate: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.