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Professor of Law, University of Chicago
Co-Director, Center on Law and Globalization
Tom Ginsburg focuses on comparative and international law from an interdisciplinary perspective. He holds B.A., J.D., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley. He is also the co-director for the Center on Law and Globalization. One of his books,Judicial Review in New Democracies
(Cambridge University Press 2003) won the C. Herman Pritchett Award from the American Political Science Association for best book on law and courts. He has served as a visiting professor at the University of Tokyo, Kyushu University, Seoul National University, the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Trento. He currently co-directs theComparative Constitutions Project
, an effort funded by the National Science Foundation to gather and analyze the constitutions of all independent nation-states since 1789. Before entering law teaching, he served as a legal adviser at the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal, The Hague, Netherlands, and consulted with numerous international development agencies and foreign governments on legal and constitutional reform.
Ginsburg, Tom. 2005. “Bounded Discretion in International Judicial Lawmaking.” Virginia Journal of International Law 54:631-673.