Bert Huang served as President of the Harvard Law Review
and clerked for Justice David H. Souter of the U.S. Supreme
Court (2007-2008). He also clerked for Chief Judge Michael Boudin of
the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (2004-2005).
He also served in the White House Council of Economic Advisers as a staff economist (1998-1999). He was a Marshall Scholar at Oxford University and completed his J.D., Ph.D., A.M., and A.B. at Harvard University.
Professor Huang has advised Brazil’s constitutional high court, the Supremo Tribunal Federal, and the Ministry of Justice on issues of judicial caseloads, certiorari, and appellate review. He has also advised the Council of Grand Justices, the constitutional high court in Taiwan, on the procedures and practices of the U.S. federal courts.
His recent research includes Surprisingly Punitive Damages, Virginia Law Review (forthcoming); Concurrent Damages, Virginia Law Review (2014); Shallow Signals, Harvard Law Review (2013); Trial by Preview, Columbia Law Review (2013); and Lightened Scrutiny, Harvard Law Review (2011).
At Columbia, he created the Colloquium on Courts & the Legal Process, a workshop series bringing judges and academics together to discuss new research on courts and judging: http://www.law.columbia.edu/faculty/workshops/courts-legal-process