Asmara M. Tekle
Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research & Faculty Development

Curriculum Vitae
2014 - 2015 Property Syllabus
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Asmara M. Tekle

Phone: (713) 313-1154
Joined the faculty in 2006.

Additional Biographical Information

  • Assistant Professor of Law, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX
  • 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)


Additional Publications -return to top-
  • 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).
  • 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 Corporations, 56 AM. U. L. REV. 455 (2007) (Lead Article).