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Joel Wm. Friedman

Jack M. Gordon Professor of Procedural Law & Jurisdiction and Director of Tulane-ITESM Ph.D. Program
BS, 1972, Cornell University; JD, 1975, Yale University

E-mail:  jfriedman@tulane.edu
Telephone:  504.865.5985
Office:  Weinmann Hall, Room 355-C

Joel Friedman, a 40-year Tulane Law School faculty member, has expertise in employment discrimination law, labor law, civil procedure and mediation.

He is the author of The Law of Employment Discrimination: Cases & Materials, 9th edition (Foundation Press 2013); Cases and Materials on Civil Procedure, 4th ed. (Thomson/West 2013), with Michael Collins; and Employment Discrimination: Examples & Explanations (Aspen Publishers 2010). He’s also editor of Employment Discrimination Stories (Foundation Press 2006).

His biography of the late federal Judge John Minor Wisdom, Champion of Civil Rights, was published by LSU Press in 2009.

Friedman has published law review articles on employment discrimination law and labor law and has served as a consultant to the Louisiana Legislature on equal employment opportunity, child abuse and gender-neutral insurance rating. He also has assisted in Tulane’s international outreach: He currently directs the Law School’s summer Institute of Chinese Law and Business Transactions and is working to create joint degree programs with several Chinese law schools.

Fall 2016 - Civil Procedure; Labor Law 
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