Lisa A. Tucker

Law professor, travel guru, novelist

Lisa A. Tucker is a tenured Associate Professor of Law at Philadelphia’s Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, where she teaches Family Law, a seminar on the United States Supreme Court, writing, and advocacy. Professor Tucker has published articles in the Duke Law Journal, the Indiana Law Journal, the BYU Law Review, the North Carolina Law Review, the NYU Review of Law and Social Change, the Georgia State Law Review, the University of Baltimore Law Review, the Journal of Air Law and Commerce, and the Journal of the Legal Writing Institute. She is under contract with Stanford University Press to write Supreme Secrecy, a book about the Supreme Court and transparency. For two Terms, she wrote the "Plain English" column for SCOTUSblog. Professor Tucker regularly provides commentary on the Supreme Court for NPR (Los Angeles, Portland, Philadelphia) and CBS Radio (Dallas/Ft. Worth). She blogs about law on the Huffington Post and appears regularly on HuffPost Live to talk about the Supreme Court. She has published op-eds in the New York Times, the Washington Post​, the National Law Journal, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Houston Chronicle, and several other papers and websites. She has been interviewed about the Supreme Court for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the National Law Journal, Slate, Salon​, Modern Health Care, the Huffington Post, and other publications. To learn more about Professor Tucker's media experience, see her website, www. Professor Tucker is a graduate of Choate Rosemary Hall, Dartmouth College, the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and the Harvard Law School. After graduating from law school, she practiced with the Boston law firms of Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault and Gadsby & Hannah, LLP. Since 1998, Professor Tucker has helped prepare thousands of students across the country for the bar exam. She lectures for Themis, both live and on the national videos. Lisa is also a travel expert and author who contributes to a wide variety of national publications. Lisa has appeared on the Today show, CNN, the Satellite Sisters, NPR, the Gayle King Show, and many other radio and television programs. She and her books have been featured and reviewed in the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, Legal Times, People, Time, Parents, NBC Nightly News, and other newspapers, magazines, and programs across the country. Her essay for NPR’s This I Believe was published in an anthology about parenthood; her reading of the essay was broadcast in the spring of 2013.

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