How To Save Constitutional Democracy
Tom Ginsburg is the Leo Spitz Professor of International Law at the University of Chicago, where he also holds an appointment in the Political Science Department. He holds B.A., J.D. and PhD degrees from the University of California at Berkeley. He currently co-directs the Comparative Constitutions Project, an NSF-funded data set cataloging the world's constitutions since 1789. His latest book is How to Save Constitutional Democracy (2018 with Aziz Huq). His other books include Judicial Reputation: a Comparative Theory (2015 with Nuno Garoupa); The Endurance of National Constitutions (2009 with Zachary Elkins and James Melton), which won the best book award from the Comparative Democratization Section of the American Political Science Association; and Judicial Review in New Democracies (2003), winner of the C. Herman Pritchett Award.
Coffee and conversation will follow the presentations.