Tara L. Grove
Assistant Professor of Law
B.A., Duke University
Office phone: (757) 221-2482
Office location: Room 245
Full resume: here (.pdf in new window)
Constitutional Law; Federal Courts
Representative Professional Activities and Achievements
Tara Leigh Grove received her undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Duke University, where she majored in political science. After teaching English in Japan for a year, she attended Harvard Law School, where she graduated magna cum laude and served as the Supreme Court Chair of the Harvard Law Review. She clerked for Judge Emilio Garza on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and then spent four years as an appellate attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, where she argued fifteen cases in the courts of appeals.
Prior to joining the William & Mary Law School faculty in 2011, Grove was Assistant Professor at Florida State University College of Law. She has published with such prestigious law journals as the Harvard Law Review, Columbia Law Review, and Cornell Law Review. Her research interests include federal courts, constitutional law, statutory interpretation, and bankruptcy.
- The Exceptions Clause as a Structural Safeguard, 113 Colum. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2013). SSRN.
- The Article II Safeguards of Federal Jurisdiction, 112 Colum. L. Rev. 250 (2012). SSRN.
- The Structural Safeguards of Federal Jurisdiction, 124 Harv. L. Rev. 869 (2011). SSRN.
- The Structural Case for Vertical Maximalism, 95 Cornell L. Rev. 1 (2009). SSRN.
- Standing as an Article II Nondelegation Doctrine, 11 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 781 (2009). SSRN.
- Symposium Issue, Essay, A (Modest) Separation of Powers Success Story, 87 Notre Dame L. Rev. 101 (2012) (symposium on Federal Courts, Practice and Procedure).
- Case Comment, Palazzolo v. Rhode Island, 115 Harv. L. Rev. 447 (2001)
- Developments in the Law (Part VI), 114 Harv. L. Rev. 2049 (2001), in The International Judicial Dialogue: When Domestic Constitutional Courts Join the Conversation.