Robert W. Tuttle

Portrait of Robert W. Tuttle
Title:
David R. and Sherry Kirschner Berz Research Professor of Law and Religion
Address:
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
Phone:
202-994-8163
Fax:
202-994-5614
Email:
[email protected]

Robert Tuttle is the David R. and Sherry Kirschner Berz Research Professor of Law and Religion at the George Washington University Law School, where he has taught since 1994, as well as Professor of Religion (by courtesy) in the University’s Columbian College of Arts & Sciences. After graduating from GW Law, he earned a PhD in religious ethics from the University of Virginia; he also holds a BA from the College of William & Mary, and a master’s degree from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. With Ira C. Lupu, Professor Tuttle was the co-director of the Legal Tracking Project of the Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy, which studied government funding of religious social services. He is the author or co-author of numerous articles and reports in the fields of church-state law and legal ethics, along with the book Secular Government, Religious People (Eerdmans, 2014).  Professor Tuttle serves as legal counsel to the Washington, D.C., Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and as a consultant for Lutheran Services in America. He also serves as a Senior Fellow of the Emory University Center for Law and Religion.

Curriculum Vitae     Publications

Education

BA, College of William and Mary; MA, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago; JD, The George Washington University; PhD, University of Virginia

In the News

"The January 6 Committee Would Like Barry Loudermilk to Answer Some Questions"

May 19, 2022

Robert W. Tuttle was cited by Esquire regarding the comparison of Jesus Christ’s judgement from Pontius Pilate to Donald Trump’s judgement from Congress.

"The Court and the Culture Wars"

May 02, 2022
Robert W. Tuttle was quoted by the New York Times regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling in Kennedy v. Bremerton School District.

"Supreme Court Appears Split Ideologically Over School-prayer Dispute After Coach Was Fired"

April 25, 2022

Robert W. Tuttle was quoted by the Washington Times on Kennedy vs. Bremerton.

"Supreme Court to Hear Case of Praying Coach Who Lost His Job After Kneeling on the Field"

April 24, 2022

Robert W. Tuttle was quoted by USA Today regarding Kennedy vs. Bremerton School District.

"A Praying Football Coach Makes His Case"

April 20, 2022

Robert W. Tuttle was interviewed by Deseret News about Kennedy v. Bremerton School District.