Derek M. Alphran

Adjunct Professor


J.D., UCLA School of Law 1981

Post Gradate Study, Stanford Law School 1984, Teaching Fellow

Law Clerk Honorable Elbert Tuttle, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

B.A., Morehouse College 1975

Courses Taught

Race and Law and Constitutional Torts

Career Highlights

Prior Teaching Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School 1997- 2003
University District of Columbia 2003 – 2012
Morehouse College, 2015 –2020
Georgia State College of Law 2021 –present


Proving Discrimination After Adarand and Croson, University of San Francisco Law Review 2003
Yes, We can pass the Bar. UDC David Clarke School of Law, From the Titanic to the Queen Mary. UDC Law Review
Changing Tides. A Lesser Expectation of Privacy in a Post 9/11 World. The University of Richmond Law Review. 2011