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Laurence Tribe

professor, Harvard Law School

Laurence Henry Tribe is a liberal professor of constitutional law at Harvard Law School and the Carl M. Loeb University Professor. He also serves as a consultant for the law firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. Tribe is generally recognized as one of the foremost constitutional law scholars and Supreme Court practitioners in the United States. He is the author of *American Constitutional Law* (1978), the most frequently cited treatise in that field, and has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court 34 times. Tribe attended Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco, California. 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). Tribe was a champion policy debater at Harvard, and later a college coach and high school summer institute teacher.