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Tulane Law Professor Lipton on Ben & Jerry’s: “Unprecedented”
With media demand for her expertise already soaring thanks to the Twitter-Elon Musk saga, Tulane Law Professor Ann Lipton is now a most-wanted expert to explain the recent fight between Ben & Jerry’s and its corporate parent, Unilever, over ice cream sales in Israeli settlements. Appearing...
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August 12, 2022

The Fifth Worldwide Congress of the World Society of Mixed Jurisdiction Jurists will be held June 14-16, 2023 in Malta. The theme of the Congress is “Mixity in the Private and/or Public Law”. The World Society of Mixed Jurisdiction Jurists is pleased to announce its Fifth Worldwide Congress,... Read more
With media demand for her expertise already soaring thanks to the Twitter-Elon Musk saga, Tulane Law Professor Ann Lipton is now a most-wanted expert to explain the recent fight between Ben & Jerry’s and its corporate parent, Unilever, over ice cream sales in Israeli settlements. Appearing in... Read more
Tulane Law Prof. Ann Lipton has become one of the most prominent expert voices in the ongoing saga between Tesla CEO and mercurial entrepreneur Elon Musk and the social media giant, Twitter. Lipton has made the rounds all summer cementing herself as the leading legal expert in the Musk-Twitter... Read more
Tulane Law Vice Dean Sally Richardson, an international scholar of property rights, has been elected by her peers to join the American Law Institute, the nation’s most influential legal reform organization Richardson is one of 22 new members elected this month to ALI, an independent organization... Read more
Two Tulane Law students have embarked this summer as 2022 Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellows, selected from hundreds of applicants around the nation. Hannah Davis (L'24) and Olivia Marks (L'23) are among 40 students nationwide chosen for the prestigious 2022 Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellowship. This... Read more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has selected Tulane Law Prof. Amy Gajda’s latest book as the inaugural common read for the court’s new “One Court, One Book” project, a summer-long, circuit-wide book club.  The Library of the U.S. Courts of the Seventh Circuit chose “Seek and Hide... Read more
For most of his lifetime, Tulane Law Professor Joel Friedman wanted to teach, and more specifically, he wanted to teach labor law. How he made it his life’s work is a story of dedication, a little luck, and the smarts to seize opportunities. For more than four decades, Friedman has taught scores... Read more
Tulane Law Professor and Law Library Director James Duggan has been featured in the July/August edition of Spectrum, the journal of the American Association of Law Libraries. Duggan has been a longtime leader in the AALL, serving as president in 2008-2009 and inducted into the AALL Hall of Fame in... Read more
Tulane Law student Jacob Edwards – who performed a whopping 418 hours of pro bono work – is the 2022 Tulane Louisiana State Bar Association Pro Bono Award recipient. Edwards (L’22) is originally from San Jose, Calif., and performed his pro bono service at Disability Rights Louisiana, where he... Read more
She spent time at Tulane Law researching how often Black families have historically lost land and property under systemic legal loopholes that denied them generational wealth.   Mikayla Mangle (L’22) parlayed her law school research into an Equal Justice Works Fellowship, one of the most... Read more
Tulane Law alumna Orelia Merchant (L'98) has been nominated to fill an opening on the federal bench in the state's Eastern District. Merchant currently is New York’s chief deputy attorney general for state counsel, and previously worked in the U.S. attorney’s office for the Eastern District of New... Read more
To know Edward Sherman, former Dean of Tulane Law School and a preeminent scholar in complex litigation, was to have a lifelong friend. His empathetic leadership style helped move the law school into the future.  “He was the nicest guy, almost too nice to be the Dean,” said longtime law school... Read more
Tulane sports law program alumnus Jordan Jackson is a manager of baseball operations with the Miami Marlins. A 2018 graduate of Tulane Law School, he worked in operations with the Atlanta Braves before joining the Marlins. He initially thought his path after law school would be more traditional,... Read more
Tulane Law Professor Martin Davies, director of the Maritime Law Center, has been awarded a Doctor of Civil Law degree by Oxford University, a prestigious honor for scholars who have made a lasting impact in their field. The Doctor of Civil Law degree is considered to be a “higher doctorate”... Read more
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

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