Meet our J.S.D. Students and Candidates

Leonid Sirota

Biography and Research: 
 
Leonid is a J.S.D. student from Canada. After graduating with a B.C.L./LL.B. (Hons.) from McGill University’s Faculty of Law in 2009, he clerked for Justice Danièle Tremblay-Lamer of the Federal Court of Canada. He graduated with an LL.M. in Legal Theory from the NYU School of Law in 2011. He is interested in constitutional law, legal theory, and political philosophy. His J.S.D. research project will explore the legitimacy of the judicial role in the creation of law in democratic polities.