Philip A. Hamburger

Prof. Philip A. Hamburger

Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Philip Hamburger is a scholar of constitutional law and its history at Columbia Law School, where he is the Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law. He is also President of the New Civil Liberties Alliance—a civil rights organization dedicated to protecting all Americans from the administrative state and other threats to constitutional rights. Before coming to Columbia, he was the John P. Wilson Professor at the University of Chicago Law School. 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. His books are Liberal Suppression: Section 501(c)(3) and the Taxation of Speech (2018), The Administrative Threat (2017), Is Administrative Law Unlawful? (2014), Law and Judicial Duty (2008), and Separation of Church and State (2002). Among his recent articles is “Chevron Bias,” George Washington Law Review (2016), which explains how Chevron deference violates due process.

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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...

The Deregulatory Landscape

Sixth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference

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