Laurence Tribe

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Laurence Henry "Larry" Tribe (born October 10, 1941) is a China-born American lawyer and scholar who is the Carl M. Loeb University Professor at the Harvard Law School in Harvard University.wikipedia
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Among his law students and research assistants while on the faculty at Harvard have been President Barack Obama (a research assistant for two years), Chief Justice John Roberts (as a law student in his classes), US Senator Ted Cruz, Chief Judge and Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, and Associate Justice Elena Kagan (as a research assistant).
* and research assistant to the constitutional scholar Laurence Tribe while at Harvard for two years.

Harvard Legal Aid Bureau

He holds an A.B. in mathematics, summa cum laude from Harvard College (1962), and a J.D., magna cum laude from Harvard Law School (1966), where he was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.
Notable members include Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, activist and First Lady Michelle Obama, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger and law professors Erwin Chemerinsky and Laurence Tribe.

Harvard Law School

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Laurence Henry "Larry" Tribe (born October 10, 1941) is a China-born American lawyer and scholar who is the Carl M. Loeb University Professor at the Harvard Law School in Harvard University.
Legal scholars who graduated from Harvard Law include Payam Akhavan, William P. Alford, Rachel Barkow, Yochai Benkler, Alexander Bickel, Erwin Chemerinsky, Amy Chua, Sujit Choudhry, Robert C. Clark, I. Glenn Cohen, Ronald Dworkin, Christopher Edley, Jr., Melvin A. Eisenberg, Susan Estrich, Jody Freeman, Gerald Gunther, Andrew T. Guzman, Louis Henkin, Harold Koh, Richard J. Lazarus, Arthur R. Miller, Gerald L. Neuman, Eric Posner, Richard Posner, John Mark Ramseyer, Jed Rubenfeld, Lewis Sargentich, John Sexton, Jeannie Suk, Kathleen Sullivan, Cass Sunstein, Laurence Tribe, C. Raj Kumar and Tim Wu.

Sun Myung Moon

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In 1983 Tribe represented Unification Church leader Sun Myung Moon in the appeal of his federal conviction on income tax charges.
Prof. Laurence H. Tribe of the Harvard University Law School argued that the trial by jury had "doomed (Moon) to conviction based on religious prejudice."

Bowers v. Hardwick

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The Supreme Court ruled against Tribe's client in Bowers v. Hardwick in 1986 and held that a Georgia state law criminalizing sodomy, as applied to consensual acts between persons of the same sex, did not violate fundamental liberties under the principle of substantive due process.
Hardwick was represented before the Supreme Court by Harvard Law School Professor Laurence Tribe.

National Gay Task Force v. Board of Education

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In the 1985 National Gay Task Force v. Board of Education Supreme Court case, Tribe represented the National Gay Task Force who had won an Appeals Court ruling against an Oklahoma law that would have allowed schools to fire teachers who were attracted to people of the same sex or spoke in favor of civil rights for LGBT people.
It heard oral arguments on January 14, 1985, with Laurence Tribe representing the respondents.

Abraham Lincoln High School (San Francisco)

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Tribe attended Abraham Lincoln High School, San Francisco, California.
Laurence Tribe, Class of 1958. Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard.

Mathew Tobriner

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Tribe served as a law clerk to Mathew Tobriner on the California Supreme Court from 1966–67 and as a law clerk to Potter Stewart of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1967–68.
Another of Tobriner's law clerks, Laurence Tribe, became a professor of law at Harvard Law School and a preeminent expert on United States constitutional law.

Lawrence v. Texas

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However, in 2003 the Supreme Court overruled Bowers in Lawrence v. Texas, a case for which Tribe wrote the ACLU's amicus curiae brief supporting Lawrence, who was represented by Lambda Legal.
Professor Laurence Tribe has written that Lawrence "may well be remembered as the Brown v. Board of Education of gay and lesbian America".

Clean Power Plan

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Tribe argued that EPA's use of the Clean Air Act to implement its Clean Power Plan was unconstitutional.
Peabody Energy hired Laurence Tribe, President Obama's mentor at Harvard Law School, to author a brief which was later acclaimed on the Senate floor.

Lawrence Lessig

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In December 2016, Tribe and notable lawyers Lawrence Lessig and Andrew Dhuey established The Electors Trust under the aegis of EqualCitizens.US to provide pro bono legal counsel as well as a secure communications platform for those of the 538 members of the United States Electoral College who were considering a vote of conscience against Donald Trump in the presidential election.
In December 2016 Lawrence Lessig and Laurence Tribe established The Electors Trust under the aegis of EqualCitizens.US to provide pro bono legal counsel as well as a secure communications platform for those of the 538 members of the United States Electoral College who are regarding a vote of conscience against Donald Trump in the presidential election

Bill Clinton Supreme Court candidates

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Liberal lawyers wanted Harvard Law professor and constitutional scholar Laurence Tribe, but Clinton and his aides next considered several candidates as "outside-the-box" choices.

Kerry Tribe

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Their two children, Mark and Kerry, are visual artists.
Her brother is new media artist and founder of Rhizome Mark Tribe, and her father is Harvard law professor Laurence Tribe.

Kathleen Sullivan

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Professor Laurence Tribe called her, at the time, "the most extraordinary student I had ever had."

United States v. Sun Myung Moon

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Moon was represented in his appeal by Laurence Tribe, noted constitutional lawyer and law professor.

Dismissal of James Comey

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After the dismissal of James Comey in May 2017, Tribe wrote: "The time has come for Congress to launch an impeachment investigation of President Trump for obstruction of justice."
In a May 2017 essay published in The Washington Post, Harvard constitutional scholar Laurence Tribe wrote: "The time has come for Congress to launch an impeachment investigation of President Trump for obstruction of justice."

2016 United States presidential election

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In December 2016, Tribe and notable lawyers Lawrence Lessig and Andrew Dhuey established The Electors Trust under the aegis of EqualCitizens.US to provide pro bono legal counsel as well as a secure communications platform for those of the 538 members of the United States Electoral College who were considering a vote of conscience against Donald Trump in the presidential election.
On December 5, former candidate Lawrence Lessig and attorney Laurence Tribe established The Electors Trust under the aegis of EqualCitizens.US to provide pro bono legal counsel as well as a secure communications platform for members of the Electoral College who were considering a vote of conscience against Trump.

Harvard University

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Laurence Henry "Larry" Tribe (born October 10, 1941) is a China-born American lawyer and scholar who is the Carl M. Loeb University Professor at the Harvard Law School in Harvard University.

Constitutional law

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Tribe's scholarship focuses on American constitutional law.

American Constitution Society

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Tribe is a constitutional law scholar and cofounder of American Constitution Society.

Supreme Court of the United States

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He is the author of American Constitutional Law (1978), a major treatise in that field, and has argued before the United States Supreme Court 36 times.

Donald Trump

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In December 2016, Tribe and notable lawyers Lawrence Lessig and Andrew Dhuey established The Electors Trust under the aegis of EqualCitizens.US to provide pro bono legal counsel as well as a secure communications platform for those of the 538 members of the United States Electoral College who were considering a vote of conscience against Donald Trump in the presidential election. Controversially, Tribe has promoted unreliable sources and conspiracy theories about Donald Trump.

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His father was from Poland and his mother was born in Harbin, to immigrants from Eastern Europe.

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His father was from Poland and his mother was born in Harbin, to immigrants from Eastern Europe.

Harvard College

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He holds an A.B. in mathematics, summa cum laude from Harvard College (1962), and a J.D., magna cum laude from Harvard Law School (1966), where he was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.