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Tulane Law graduates more than 200 in the Class of 2022
If this year’s Tulane Law graduating class was described in one word, it would be resilience. The COVID-19 pandemic, major record-setting hurricanes, new virus variants, all touched the lives of graduates – who persevered, nevertheless. On May 21,  215 graduates – JDs, LLMs, Master of...
If this year’s Tulane Law graduating class was described in one word, it would be resilience. The COVID-19 pandemic, major record-setting hurricanes, new virus variants, all touched the lives of graduates – who persevered, nevertheless. On May 21,  215 graduates – JDs, LLMs, Master of... Read more
Law school awards signify academic and leadership achievement, three years of hard work and dedication to the profession of law. And it is an added honor to be chosen for an award by a vote of Tulane Law’s faculty. Two of the law school’s highest honors,  the John Minor Wisdom Award, focused on... Read more
William “Bill” Lovett was the kind of law professor students remembered years after graduation – he simply was born to teach. This makes the fact that he fell into teaching at Tulane somewhat by chance all the more fortuitous for the thousands of law students he mentored. Lovett, who spent more... Read more
Taking a risk mid-career to go to law school, Robert Morris, single dad, journalist and passionate advocate for the disadvantaged thought his hardest days ahead would likely be balancing the responsibilities of raising twin teenage boys with his legal studies. That was the fall of 2019. By spring... Read more
There was one thing that Antonio Milton was certain of as a young child growing up in Carencro, Louisiana, just outside Lafayette — he wanted to be a lawyer. As the son of a lawyer, Milton routinely visited his father’s office, where he had a front row seat to the workings of justice. “I was in... Read more
They are leaders, mentors and scholars who have received one of Tulane University’s highest honors. For their commitment to others, dedication to academic achievement and contributions to Tulane Law School, third-year law students Meredith Clement, Sergio Ingato and Antonio Milton have received... Read more
Tulane Law Professor Vernon Palmer was honored on May 16 as one of the leading scholars of the world’s legal systems by the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL). Palmer joined a select few international scholars – and the only American – honored as “Five Great Comparatists” during a... Read more
Three Tulane Law students recently were honored with Crest Awards for their leadership, scholarship, and community service. Third-year law students Noor Mozaffar, Sara Wood and Michelle Domingue all received the Tulane Crest Awards as part of the Division of Student Affairs’ annual honors of... Read more
Tulane Law Professor Laila Hlass, one of the nation’s leading scholars on immigration law, has been awarded the Elisabeth S. “Lisa” Brodyaga Award by the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (NIPNLG). A member of the organization, Hlass is a nationally recognized immigrant... Read more
Wayne Lee,  a 1974 law graduate who is among the top lawyers in the nation and who has worked tirelessly for diversity in the legal profession, is the 2022 Tulane law School graduation speaker. Lee, a native New Orleanian with a 40-plus-year distinguished career in law, will speak to graduates May... Read more
The eighth class of the Tulane Law School Hall of Fame is full of trailblazers. It includes the first Black woman to graduate from Tulane Law, the iconic founder of Tulane’s environmental law program, a state Supreme Court justice, a young immigrant from Colombia who rose to sit on the federal... Read more
Tulane Law Forrester Fellow and Professor Paulina Arnold has been selected to serve as a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Arnold, who is in her first year of the two-year Tulane Forrester Fellowship, begins her term as a clerk in 2023. She currently teaches first-year law... Read more
The conventional account traces the origin of legal protection for privacy to an 1890 Harvard Law Review article, The Right to Privacy, written by Samuel Warren and future Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, generally considered to be the most famous law review article of all time. In the... Read more
***UPDATE: The Dreyfous Lecture has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date***   Prof. Darren Hutchinson, the John Lewis Chair for Civil Rights and Social Justice at Emory University, will be this year’s Tulane Law School's Dreyfous Lecturer. The George Abel and Mathilde Schwab ... Read more
Tulane Law’s 5th annual Entertainment & Sports Law Conference, in conjunction with the Tulane Center for Sport, will be back in-person on Tulane’s uptown campus on April 11. The conference, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Qatar ballroom of Tulane’s Lavin-Bernick Center, includes... Read more

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