Aziz Huq’s teaching and research interests include constitutional law, criminal procedure, federal courts and legislation. His scholarship concerns the interaction of constitutional design with individual rights and liberties. His new book with Prof. Tom Ginsburg, How to Save a Constitutional Democracy (2018), will be published by the University of Chicago Press.
Before joining the Law School faculty, Huq worked as associate counsel and then director of the Liberty and National Security Project of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, litigating cases in both the U.S. Courts of Appeals and the Supreme Court. He was also a senior consultant analyst for the International Crisis Group, researching constitutional design and implementation in Pakistan, Nepal, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka.
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.