Tara Ross is the author of The Indispensable Electoral College: How the Founders’ Plan Saves Our Country from Mob Rule (2017), We Elect A President: The Story of our Electoral College (2016), and Enlightened Democracy: The Case for the Electoral College (2d ed. 2012). She is also a co-author of Under God: George Washington and the Question of Church and State (2008) (with Joseph C. Smith, Jr.).
As a lawyer and writer, Tara focuses on the intersection among law, public policy, and constitutional history. She often appears as a guest on a variety of talk shows nationwide to discuss these matters and regularly addresses civic, university, and legal audiences. Her work has been published in several law reviews and newspapers, including the National Law Journal, USA Today, the Washington Examiner, National Review Online, FoxNews.com, The Washington Times, and the Texas Review of Law & Politics. Her Prager University video, Do You Understand the Electoral College?, is Prager’s most-viewed video ever, with nearly 60 million views.
Tara is a retired lawyer and a former Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Review of Law & Politics. She obtained her B.A. from Rice University and her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law. Tara and her husband Adam reside in Dallas with their two children.
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2012 National Lawyers Convention
The Free Speech & Election Law Practice Group hosted this panel on "The Electoral College...
Faculty Division Podcast 11-19-12 featuring Tara Ross and Derek Muller
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Federalism & Separation of Powers and Free Speech & Election Law Practice Groups Podcast
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