Tamara Rice Lave
Tamara Rice Lave, JD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Miami. Her primary areas of research include: criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, and the punishment and control of sex offenders. Before becoming a professor, Lave was a public defender in San Diego where she a handled a variety of cases including possession of a spiny lobster out of season, torture, child molestation, rape, and murder. She also represented accused sexually violent predators in civil commitment hearings.