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Nelson Tebbe
Contact Information
Cornell Law School
Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Fax: (607) 255-7193
Nelson Tebbe Visiting Professor of Law (Fall term)

Professional Biography

Nelson Tebbe teaches courses on constitutional law, religious freedom, legal theory, and professional responsibility. His scholarship addresses religious liberty and general constitutional law, both in the United States and abroad. His articles have appeared in the Georgetown Law Journal, Journal of Religion, Michigan Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and, most recently, the Virginia Law Review. He is immediate past Chair of the Law and Religion Section of the Association of American Law Schools and he is co-organizer of the Annual Law and Religion Roundtable.Professor Tebbe is visiting from Brooklyn Law School, where he is Professor of Law. Before teaching, he clerked for Judge John M. Walker Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and practiced law at the American Civil Liberties Union and at Davis Polk & Wardwell. He was also a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Cape Town, in South Africa.