Julius Yam is a DPhil in Law candidate at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. He holds an LL.B. from the University of Hong Kong and an LL.M. from the University of Chicago. He is also a Research Associate at the Programme for the Foundations of Law and Constitutional Government. He is currently a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Fellow Group in Comparative Constitutionalism and Alexander von Humboldt Chair of Comparative Constitutionalism, University of Göttingen.
Julius' main research interests are in constitutional theory, judicial politics and courts. His thesis explores the interaction between courts and politics in non-democratic regimes, with a particular focus on Southeast Asian hybrid regimes.
Constitutional Theory; Judicial Politics; Courts; Comparative Constitutional Study