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Aziz Huq directs the Brennan Center for Justice's liberty and national security project, which does litigation on presidential detention and policy work on presidential power and congressional oversight. He is co-writing with Fritz Schwarz a book on presidential power and national security,
Unchecked and Unbalanced: Presidential Power in a Time of Terror to be
published in March 2007 by the New Press . In March 2006, he received a Carnegie Scholars Fellowship. Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Mr.
Huq clerked for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the United States Supreme
Court (2003-04) and for Judge Robert D. Sack of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals (2001-02). He also worked for the conflict management
think-tank the International Crisis Group in Afghanistan, Nepal, and
Pakistan. He has published articles in the Columbia Law Review, the
Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, the World Policy Journal and
the New School's Constellations Journal. He is also a contributor to a
Harvard University-coordinated Encyclopedia of Islam in America