Philip A. Hamburger

Prof. Philip A. Hamburger

Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Philip Hamburger is the Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, where he teaches constitutional law and its history. He is also President of the New Civil Liberties Allianceā€”a civil rights organization that litigates against the administrative state and its threat to constitutional rights.

His books are Liberal Suppression: Section 501(c)(3) and the Taxation of Speech (Chicago 2018), The Administrative Threat (Encounter 2017), Is Administrative Law Unlawful? (Chicago 2014), Law and Judicial Duty (Harvard 2008), and Separation of Church and State (Harvard 2002). Among his recent articles is "Chevron Bias," George Washington Law Review (2016), which explains how Chevron violates due process rights.

Before coming to Columbia, he was the John P. Wilson Professor at the University of Chicago Law School. His He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and he has served on the board of directors of the American Society for Legal History. He has twice received the Sutherland Prize, and has been awarded the Henry Paolucci - Walter Bagehot Book Award, the Hayek Book Prize, and the Bradley Prize.

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The Sixth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, April 17 at the...

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Sixth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference

The Sixth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, April 17 at the...