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Law alumna lands prestigious Menapace Fellowship
Tulane Law 2018 graduate Rachel Mazur has been awarded the Ralph C. Menapace Fellowship in Urban Land Use Law, sponsored by the Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS). Her two-year term began in September, and she was formally welcomed as the Menapace Fellow during a reception hosted by the J....
Tulane Law 2018 graduate Rachel Mazur has been awarded the Ralph C. Menapace Fellowship in Urban Land Use Law, sponsored by the Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS). Her two-year term began in September, and she was formally welcomed as the Menapace Fellow during a reception hosted by the J. M.... Read more
Tulane Adjunct Prof. of Law Jason Waguespack (L’91) has been installed president of the New Orleans Bar Association (NOBA). Waguespack is managing director at Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith and specializes in maritime law, as well as corporate law and insurance defense. At Tulane, he... Read more
The director of Tulane’s new Center for Environmental Law has been appointed by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards to a four-year term on the Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration and Conservation.  Mark Davis, who is also director of the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and... Read more
Two Tulane Law students are moving on to what is considered the ‘championship round’ of intraschool Moot Court competitions. Julissa Hunte and Joseph Trytten, both third-year law students, will compete for the top spot ‘on the marble’ in the Moot Court Honorary Round in January.“I enjoy appellate... Read more
A Tulane Law alumnus is the first American elected president of the prestigious Comité Maritime International (CMI), the largest international organization of maritime law. Christopher Davis (L’79) was chosen for the position at CMI’s annual assembly in London last week and will serve a three-year... Read more
Transcript: Tulane experts talk midterms and Tulane’s teaching kitchen earns national notice. That’s all part of Tulane News in Review. Tulane political scientist Mirya Holman talked women in politics as voters went to the polls. NBC News, the Christian Science Monitor, Governing and more... Read more
In the photo, Barry Williams’ face says it all: After decades behind bars, he’s smiling and embracing – with a big, hefty hug – his attorney of six years. Williams walked out of  the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola on Thursday free, 41 years after he was convicted at the age of 17 of second-... Read more
Second-year Tulane Law student Marissa Shevins has been hard at work this political season. Her efforts working as an intern with the Unanimous Jury Coalition paid off on Tuesday (Nov. 6) when Louisiana voters passed a ballot measure that allow it to join the 48 other states in requiring unanimous... Read more
With 65 million refugees in the world today, their fate and what the future holds for them internationally is the topic of a major conference at Tulane Law School. The international conference, Refugees Endure: WWII Displaced Persons versus Today and the Lessons Learned will be held Nov. 16-17th ,... Read more
The escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China could provide challenges to the energy industry in the long-term, according to a number of international energy leaders who attended the 3rd annual U.S.-China Energy and Trade Law Forum hosted by Tulane Law School's Center for Energy Law and... Read more
The Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy recently received a two-year, $60,000 grant from the Greater New Orleans Foundation to support its work on developing a comprehensive, statewide water code in conjunction with the Louisiana State Law Institute. The Tulane Institute on Water... Read more
NEW ORLEANS, La., (Nov. 2, 2018) — Today, the deans of Tulane Law School  and Loyola University New Orleans College of Law released an open letter in support of Amendment 2 to the Louisiana legal community.  "Respected jurists recognize the principle of unanimous juries as essential to our... Read more
Students studying to be attorneys quickly learn that some cases stick with you forever. And sometimes, a client becomes a friend. For third-year law students Mashal Garbus and Nate Hall, who represented a Salvadoran immigrant activist living in a New Orleans church under threat of deportation, the... Read more
Tulane Law Prof. Elizabeth Townsend Gard has been awarded one of seven competitive Lepage Faculty Fellowships by the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business to continue her scholarly work in the area of entrepreneurship and innovation. Townsend-... Read more
Transcript: From maritime law to marijuana and fertility, Tulane experts commented on a variety of national news stories. Here’s the full wrap up in Tulane News in Review. Hurricane Michael devastated parts of the Florida Panhandle, and Tulane epidemiologist Emily Harville says the recovery will be... Read more

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