Jimly Asshiddiqie (born 17 April 1956) is an Indonesian academic who has served as member of the Indonesian Presidential Advisory Council since 25 January 2010.
Now he is believed to be the Chairman of the Honorary Council of Electoral Officers (DKPP) since June 2012 from the agency formerly known as the Council of the honor which he also led the Commission in 2009 and 2010, this DKPP he introduced as the first institution in the history of judiciary of ethics, not only in Indonesia but also in the world. Previously he was a founder and served as Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Indonesia The first (2003–2008) and recognized as a foundation stone for the development of the idea of judicial modernization in Indonesia. He earned a law degree from the University of Indonesia (UI) in 1982, and then completed his education level S2 in the same college at 1987. As an academic, he is known to be very productive. Until now book published scientific work has been more than 43 titles and hundreds of papers were scattered in various media and delivered in various forums. Many of the new ideas that he showcased in the book, as in the book "Green Constitution", "Economic Constitution", "Social Constitution", "Judicial Conduct and Ethics Constitution", and others.
Bears doctorate from the University of Indonesia in 1990 and the Van Vollenhoven Institute, and Rechts-faculties, Universiteit Leiden, doctoral programs by research in the science of law (1990). In 1998, Jimly earned Professor of Constitutional Law FHUI science.
At the time of President Suharto, Jimly served Advisor to the Minister of Education (1993–1998) and then was appointed Assistant Vice President BJ Habibie. At the time of President Abdurrahman Wahid and President Megawati, he again became a professor and later FHUI believed to be the Advisor to the Minister of Industry and Trade (2001–2003), the Committee Expert Team BP-MPR (2001–2002) and the Expert Advisory Secretariat General MPR in order to change the 1945 Constitution (2002–2003).
Earlier, when President B.J. So he formed the National Team Reform Towards Civil Society in 1998 Jimly believed to be the Chairman of the Law Reform while Yudhoyono, the Chairman of the Working Group on Political Reform. In addition to preparing various materials for the bill, the working group is also tasked to conduct a study and possible changes 1945 Presidential Election System directly by the people. At the crucial moment after the resignation of President Suharto and BJ Habibie became President, he believed the Council Secretary Law Enforcement Security and System directly chaired by the President with the Chief Executive of Menkopolkam.