Aziz Huq worked as a clerk to federal judges in the New York federal appeals court and the U.S. Supreme Court (Justice Ruth Ginsburg). He has worked for the International Crisis Group, doing extensive fieldwork in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nepal. Aziz’s previous legal scholarship focused on the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and on immigration reform. In Afghanistan, Aziz wrote and advocated on a meaningfully democratic constitutional process and a functioning justice system. His research in Pakistan, similarly, trained on ways of improving the courts. In Nepal, he has written on and advocated for peaceful, constitutional resolution of an eight-year civil war. He presently works with the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School on democracy and national security issues.