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Lisa Tucker, JD

Associate Professor of Law

Thomas R. Kline School of Law





Lisa Tucker is an expert on legal research and writing and the Supreme Court, and has published extensively in the field of legal pedagogy. Her scholarly publications include "Coming off the Bench: Legal and Policy Implications of Proposals to Allow Retired Justices to Sit By Designation on the United States Supreme Court," (with Michael Dorf) in the Duke Law Journal, "From Grimm to Glory: Simulated Oral Argument as a Component of Legal Education's Signature Pedagogy," in the Indiana Law Journal, and "Sex on the Brain: Adolescent Psychosocial Science and Sanctions for Risky Sex," in New York University Review of Law and Social Change.

After earning her JD cum laude from Harvard Law School, she practiced with the Boston law firms of Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault and Gadsby & Hannah, LLP. From 2009-2011, she wrote the “Plain English” column on SCOTUSblog. Tucker has appeared on the "Today Show," CNN, the "Satellite Sisters," NPR and many other radio and television outlets. She and her books have been featured and reviewed in The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Legal Times, People, Time, Parents and "NBC Nightly News," among other newspapers, magazines and programs across the country.

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