Philip Hamburger

Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law

Office: Jerome Greene Hall, Room 716
435 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027
Tel: (212) 854-6001
Fax: (212) 854-7946

Assistant Info

Name: Shirley Yeh
Phone: (212) 854-2693
  • Yale Law School, J.D. 1982
  • Princeton University, B.A. 1979

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Detailed Biography:

Philip Hamburger is the Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. He is a scholar of constitutional law and its history, and his publications include Separation of Church and State (Harvard 2002), Law and Judicial Duty (Harvard 2008), Is Administrative Law Unlawful? (Chicago 2014), and numerous articles. Before coming to Columbia, he was the John P. Wilson Professor at the University of Chicago Law School. He also has taught at George Washington University Law School, Northwestern Law School, University of Virginia Law School, and the University of Connecticut Law School.

Selected Publications

Censorship, Regulation of Science, and Academic Freedom

Administrative Law

Religious Liberty

Judicial Review

Liberal Ideals