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Harvard scholar ends Justice job quickly

Tribe blames health, not post’s low profile

Laurence Tribe spoke at the White House on Nov. 19 during a middle-class task force event. Tribe is leaving his position at the White House after nine months to return to Harvard Law School. Laurence Tribe spoke at the White House on Nov. 19 during a middle-class task force event. Tribe is leaving his position at the White House after nine months to return to Harvard Law School. (Susan Walsh/ AP Photo)
By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / November 29, 2010

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Laurence H. Tribe, a renowned constitutional scholar and outspoken champion of liberal causes, spent four decades teaching students who occupy some of the most powerful posts in Washington — Barrack Obama among them. His own foray into government service, however, has been short-lived and, according to some supporters, too low-key. (Full article: 1415 words)

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