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

“Federal Court Backs Atheists, Wiccans in Florida Discrimination Suit"

July 08, 2019
Robert W. Tuttle is quoted by The Washington Times on how the recent religious discrimination ruling may need clarification from a higher court.

"The Bladensburg Cross Decision – A Twisted Cross and the Remaking of Establishment Clause Standards"

July 01, 2019
Ira C. Lupu and Robert W. Tuttle write for The George Washington Law Review about the First Amendment case decision.

"The Bladensburg Cross Decision – A Twisted Cross and the Remaking of Establishment Clause Standards"

June 24, 2019
Ira C. Lupu and Robert W. Tuttle write for Take Care on the six different SCOTUS opinions in the Bladensburg Cross case.

"Symposium: A Splintered Court Leaves the Bladensburg Cross Intact"

June 21, 2019
Ira C. Lupu and Robert W. Tuttle write for SCOTUSblog about the ruling involving religious displays on public land.

“Supreme Court To End Term With Election-related Cases"

June 03, 2019
Robert W. Tuttle is quoted by The Washington Times about the implications of a Supreme Court case involving a WWI memorial cross on public land.