Arief Hidayat

Prof. Dr Arief Hidayat S.H., M.S. is Indonesia’s most prominent legal expert and currently chairs—and is the Supreme Judge at—Indonesia’s Constitutional Court for the 2015-2017 period. Arief Hidayat, born in Semarang, Central Java, on February 3, 1956, earned his doctorate degree in law from Diponegoro University in 2006. He is known as a firm and prudent man of the law, who is also enthusiastic in his role as a postgraduate lecturer in various state and private universities in the country.