Tom Ginsburg is Professor at the University of Chicago Law School. He holds B.A., J.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley. His books include Rule By Law: The Politics of Courts in Authoritarian Regimes (2008) and Judicial Review in New Democracies (2003), which won the American Political Science Association’s C. Herman Pritchett Award for best book on law and courts. He currently co-directs the Comparative Constitutions Project at Illinois, and is working on a book on constitutional endurance. Prior to entering academia, he worked for The Asia Foundation, consulted on law and democratic governance programs, and served as a legal advisor at the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal in The Hague.