Professor of Law
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Courses: Constitutional Law, Criminal Law Practicum, Evidence, First Amendment, and Supreme Court Seminar.
Professor Lynne Rambo joined the faculty in 1997. Her excellent teaching has been recognized by the students, who have six times elected her as the Outstanding Upper Division Professor (2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2008-09, 2010-11, and 2012-13). In 2004, the Alumni Association named her the Shirley Zabel Distinguished Professor.
In her teaching and scholarship, Professor Rambo has focused on constitutional law and evidence issues. In 2002, she received the Trustees Award for Distinguished Scholarship, and she has appeared in the media well over 80 times addressing developments in constitutional law.
Before teaching, Professor Rambo worked for the law firm of Paul Hastings, litigating employment cases, and for the law firm of Arnall Golden & Gregory, both in Atlanta. She also clerked for The Honorable Thomas A. Clark on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Professor Rambo graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law, where she was editor-in-chief of the Georgia law review and received Order of the Coif honors. She earned her B.A. magna cum laude, from Barnard College of Columbia University. Professor Rambo is licensed to practice with the State Bar of Georgia, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court. She is also a member of the American Bar Association and the Tarrant County Bar Association.
“The Lawyers’ Role in Selecting the President: A Complete Legal History of the 2000 Election,” 8 Texas Wesleyan Law Review 105 (2002). [SSRN]
"Impeaching Lying Parties with Their Statements During Negotiations: Demysticizing the Public Policy Rationale Behind Evidence Rule" 408 and the Mediation Privilege 75 Washington Law Review 1037 (2000). [SSRN]
"An Unconstitutional Fiction: The Felony-Murder Rule As Applied to the Supply of Drugs" 20 Georgia Law Review 671 (1986).