Robert Acomb Jr., a visionary lawyer who helped establish Tulane as a global center for maritime law and whose illustrious career saw him recognized as one of the top admiralty lawyers in the world, has died.
He was 90.
Acomb (B’51, L’53) was a long-time partner at the Jones Walker...
Lee C. Bollinger, Columbia University president and professor of law, will deliver the Phelps Lecture on Tuesday, October 14, 2008, at 5:00 p.m. One of the nation's most critically acclaimed legal scholars of the First Amendment and freedom of speech, Bollinger entitles his lecture “Uninhibited,... Read more
The Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium was first held in October 2003. The brainchild of Dr. Lunney and Dr. Meurer, the WIP IP Colloquium follows a conference protocol that was common in the field of economics, but relatively unknown in the field of law at the time. Specifically,... Read more
Panel balks at trial law change: Bill would make law match ruling on incompetent defendants
ADVOCATE CAPITOL NEWS BUREAU
, Baton Rouge – Asked to make Louisiana law comply with a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision involving mentally incompetent defendants, a Senate committee on Tuesday... Read more
Climate Change: In the Community
& the Courtroom
April 4 & 5 2008
Tulane Law School's 13th Annual Environmental Conference on Law, Science, & the Public Interest will take place on April 4-5, 2008. The overarching theme this year is “Climate Change: In the Community and the... Read more
Professor Jack L. Goldsmith will deliver this year’s McGlinchey Lecture entitled, “Why International Human Rights Litigation Violates International Law”.
The Dermot S. McGlinchey Lecture on Federal Litigation will take place on April 7, 2008, at 5:00 p.m. in Room 110 of Tulane Law School’s John... Read more
Professor Paul Marcus will deliver this year’s Dreyfous Lecture entitled, “Capital Punishment, A Comparative Perspective”. The George Abel and Mathilde Schwab Dreyfous Lecture in Civil Liberties and Human Rights will take place on March 31, 2008, at 5:00 p.m. in Room 110 of Tulane Law School’s John... Read more
“The Litigation Explosion – Myth or Reality?”
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Arthur R. Miller - one of the nation's most distinguished legal scholars in the areas of civil procedure, copyright, and privacy, and a renowned commentator on the law and society – will deliver this year’s Gauthier Lecture entitled... Read more
This July, New Orleans Magazine is awarding Tania Tetlow, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Tulane Law School Domestic Violence Clinic, one of the city's “Ten Top Female Achievers.” The recipients of the award, chosen by the publication, are outstanding women in the community who have... Read more
Conference Includes 13 Panels, Workshops, a Theatrical Performance, a Poster-Making Contest, and New Orleans Guided Tour.
The Tulane Environmental Law Society is hosting the 12th Annual “Environmental Conference on Law, Science and the Public Interest” on March 9-10th (Fri-Sat). This two-day... Read more
Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno will speak at Tulane University Law School on issues of domestic violence. Her address, “Ending Violence Against Women,” is sponsored by the Tulane Law School Domestic Violence Clinic, and will take place on Feb. 1 at noon in Room 110 of Weinmann Hall, 6329... Read more
Law and Sexuality: A Review of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Legal Issues is pleased to announce their “Legal Perspectives on Marriage Equality“ symposium to be held on Saturday, January 27. The journal started with a symposium in 1990, and Volume 16 is fortunate enough to have the... Read more
Through in-depth workshops and panels, the Public Interest Law Foundation's first conference will highlight the innumerable issues plaguing children today, such as the fate of juveniles serving life without parole and the continuing debate surrounding transracial adoptions.
The conference will... Read more
Amsterdam—“a model for other foreign summer programs . . . [with a] curriculum [that is] excellent in concept and excellent in execution.” - The American Bar Association
Berlin—set in a uniquely cosmopolitan capital with cultural attractions that few other cities can match, this two-week program... Read more
As we all know, the world has been devastated by the global pandemic. In addition to the catastrophic loss of life, it has prevented so many from experiencing milestone events in their lives or the lives of their friends and family—graduations, weddings, funerals, the birth of a child, and so many... Read more