Faculty Colloquium: Tara Leigh Grove (Alabama)

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Faculty Colloquium: Tara Leigh Grove (Alabama)

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  • Friday, January 15, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.



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Tara Leigh Grove

Charles E. Tweedy, Jr. Endowed Chairholder in Law
University of Alabama School of Law

Tara Leigh Grove graduated summa cum laude from Duke University and magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she served as the Supreme Court Chair of the Harvard Law Review. Grove clerked for Judge Emilio Garza on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and then spent four years as an attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Appellate Staff, where she argued fifteen cases in the courts of appeals. Grove has served as a visiting professor at both Harvard Law School and Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.  

Grove's research focuses on the federal judiciary and the constitutional separation of powers. She has published with such prestigious law journals as the Harvard Law ReviewColumbia Law ReviewUniversity of Pennsylvania Law ReviewNew York University Law ReviewUniversity of Chicago Law ReviewCornell Law Review, and Vanderbilt Law Review.  Grove has received awards for both her research and her teaching, including the Walter L. Williams, Jr., Memorial Teaching Award in 2018 and the Paul M. Bator Award in 2016.  In 2014, Grove participated in a TEDx Event, where she gave a talk entitled The Executive's Duty to Enforce the Law.  Grove’s articles are cited and discussed in leading Federal Courts casebooks, and she has served as the Chair of the Federal Courts Section of the Association of American Law Schools.



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