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Laurence Tribe
Born Laurence Henry Tribe
(1941-10-10) October 10, 1941 (age 75)
Shanghai, China
Nationality American
Fields Constitutional law
Institutions Harvard Law School
Alma mater Harvard University
Notable students President Barack Obama[1]
Senator Ted Cruz
Chief Justice John Roberts[2]
Associate Justice Elena Kagan[3]
Kathleen Sullivan[1]
Spouse Carolyn Ricarda Kreye (1964-present; 2 children)

The Constitution grants only Congress – not the president – the power 'to borrow money on the credit of the United States.'
Laurence Tribe
I do not have, nor do I believe I have seen, a vision capacious and convincing enough to propound as an organizing principle for the next phase in the law of our Constitution.
Laurence Tribe
There are a lot of things that fit on a bumper sticker in terms of either liberty or equality or progress that when made more concrete just don't pan out.
Laurence Tribe
Nothing in the 14th Amendment or in any other constitutional provision suggests that the president may usurp legislative power to prevent a violation of the Constitution.
Laurence Tribe
The Second Amendment does protect the right to people to possess weapons for self-defense in the home. That's what the Supreme Court said.
Laurence Tribe
We need to do something about the culture of violence.