Julius Yam is an Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong and a Research Associate at the Programme for the Foundations of Law and Constitutional Government. He holds an LL.B. from the University of Hong Kong and an LL.M. from the University of Chicago. He was 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 hybrid regimes.