Laurence Henry Tribe
(born October 10, 1941) is a professor of constitutional law
at Harvard Law School and the Carl M. Loeb University Professor at Harvard University. He also works with the firm Massey & Gail LLP on a variety of matters.
Tribe is widely recognized as a leading liberal
scholar of constitutional law.Gregory, Vanessa (2010-12-06) , The American Prospect
He is the author of American Constitutional Law
(1978), a treatise in that field, and has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court 35 times.
Tribe was born in Shanghai
to parents of Eastern European Jewish
descent. He 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), where he was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau
. Tribe was a national champion policy debater at Harvard, and later a college coach and high school summer institute teacher.
Tribe served as a law clerk
to Matthew 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. He joined the... Read More