Dannnye K. Holley, Dean and Professor of Law

Asmara M. Tekle
Professor of Law

Phone: (713) 313-1154
Email: asmara.tekle@tmslaw.tsu.edu

SSRN
Joined the faculty in 2006.

Education:
J.D., Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY
A.B., cum laude, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA

Courses Taught

  • Property I
  • Property II
  • Texas Property Law

Biographical Information

  • Professor of Law, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2012-Present)
  • Associate Dean for Research & Faculty Development, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2012-2015)
  • Associate Professor, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2009-2012)
  • Assistant Professor of Law, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2006-2009)
  • Owner, Law Office of Asmara M. Tekle, PLLC, Houston, TX (2004-2006)
  • Associate, Andrews Kurth, Houston, TX (2001-2003)
  • Federal Law Clerk, Honorable Carl E. Stewart, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Shreveport, LA (2000-2001)

Publications

  • Roll on, Cyclist:  The Idaho Rule, Traffic Law, and the Quest to Incentivize Urban Cycling, 92 CHI.-KENT. L. REV. ____ (2017) (Symposium entitled Cities in Crisis)
  • Rectifying These Mean Streets:  Percent-for-Art, Street Furniture, and the New Streetscape, 104 KY. L.J. 409 (2016). 
  • Have a Scoop of Grandpa: Composting as a Means of Final Disposition of Human Remains, 3 SAVANNAH L. REV. 137 (2016) (Colloquium entitled, The Walking Dead, examining death and the effect of the dead on the living). 
  • Lawns and the New Watershed Law, 95 MARQ. L. REV. 213 (2011) (Symposium entitled, Changing Conceptions of Water in the Law, 2011 AALS Property and Agricultural Law Joint Sections Meeting).
  • Law and the Authoritarian Aesthetic of the American Lawn, ART LIES, Spring/Summer 2011 at 44.
  • The "Non-Maternal Wall" and Women of Color in High Governmental Office, 35 T. MARSHALL L. REV. 169 (2010).
  • Safe: Restrictive Covenants and the Next Wave of Sex Offender Restrictions, 62 SMU L. REV. 1817 (2009).
  • In The Zone: Sex Offenders and the Ten-Percent Solutions, 94 IOWA L. REV. 607 (2009).
  • Privatizing Eminent Domain: The Delegation of a Very Public Power to Private, Non-Profit and Charitable Corporations, 56 AM. U. L. REV. 455 (2007) (lead article).
  • Correcting for Kelo: Social Capital Impact Assessments and the Re-Balancing of Power Between "Desperate" Cities, Corporate Interests and the Average Joe, 16 CORNELL J. L. & PUB. POL'Y 187 (2006).

 

 



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