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Tabatha Abu El-Haj, JD, PhD

Associate Professor of Law

Thomas R. Kline School of Law





Tabatha Abu El-Haj's principal interest is the American political process, including the ways it is structured by constitutional law and the administrative state. With a background in the sociology of law, she is particularly interested in increasing the democratic accountability of political institutions through political participation. Abu El-Haj has written extensively about the right of peaceable assembly, among other things. Currently, her work focuses on the freedom of association. Abu El-Haj's publications include "The Neglected Right of Assembly" in the UCLA Law Review, and “Changing the People: Legal Regulation and American Democracy" in the New York University Law Review

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