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Aziz Huq

Professor of Law

University of Chicago Law School

Aziz Huq is the Frank and Bernice J. Greenberg Professor of Law at the University of Chicago. His scholarship, which focuses on how institutional design influences individual rights and liberties, appears in leading law reviews (including flagship journals at Yale, Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, Chicago, California, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Duke, Virginia, Northwestern, Vanderbilt, and Texas). He has also published in leading peer-review journals in empirical legal studies, criminology, and social psychology. Two recent pieces have won the AALS Junior Scholars Paper Competition Award in Criminal Law and have been selected for the Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum. In 2016, his co-edited book Assessing Constitutional Performance was published by Cambridge University Press. In 2015, Prof. Huq received the Graduating Students Award for Teaching Excellence. He clerked for Judge Robert D. Sack of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and then for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court of the United States. 

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The Unitary Executive Theory in the Shadow of High-Level Criminality

7/17/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

Judge Kavanaugh's nomination raises tough questions about how, exactly, adherents of the unitary executive theory believe we can address cases of presidential misconduct.

Aziz Huq

University of Chicago Law School

The Future Of Constitutional Discrimination Law After Hawai’i v. Trump

6/26/18  //  Commentary

The future of discrimination law is secure, in short—and securely shut to minority races, ethnicities, and creeds suffering at the hands of a populist majority.

Aziz Huq

University of Chicago Law School

Impeachment as a Constitutional Design Choice

6/18/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

What can we learn about presidential removal from a careful study of foreign constitutions and experiences?

Aziz Huq

University of Chicago Law School

Tom Ginsburg

University of Chicago Law School

The Comey Firing in (Comparative) Context

5/11/17  //  In-Depth Analysis

President Trump’s abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey prompted two immediate questions: Is the firing legal, and is this a constitutional crisis? But are these even the right questions to pose?

Aziz Huq

University of Chicago Law School