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Early pioneer of Louisiana trust law and Tulane alumnus, Judge Pappy Little, has died
Tulane Law alumnus the Honorable Frank A. “Pappy” Little, Jr. (A&S ’58, L ‘61), who served on the federal bench for 22 years with distinction and was a pioneer in Louisiana trust law, has died. He was 87. Little, who in 2023 was inducted into the Tulane Law School Hall of Fame, was retired...
Tulane Law student Lakshmi “Lex” Kumar has embraced her second chance at life. Just a few years from a diagnosis of a rare congenital heart condition that could have taken her life, she is among the law school’s most avid student scholars and leaders. “Second chances are rarely given,” said Kumar... Read more
A book on transnational law by Tulane Center for Energy Law Director Frederic Sourgens (L’05) has been named the 2023 ABILA Book of the Year.  The American Branch of the International Law Association awards the Book of the Year Award annually to the best book published in the previous year on... Read more
The work that Professor Carla Laroche is doing – exploring the barriers that prevent underrepresented communities from gaining access to justice – is tailor-made to her interests and passions. It didn’t always look so obvious but her journey in law made it clear. “For me, knowing the law was... Read more
Tamunoboma “Dominion” Fenny was supposed to be a doctor – it’s what she believed for a long time, and what her parents had hoped. “But it turns out that I really, really like the law, and I really enjoy learning about the law,” said the newly-minted president of the Tulane Graduate and... Read more
Current and past commissioners from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), energy titans, leaders in the energy bar, and Tulane Law and Business professors will provide their insights into the future of energy law at the Tulane Energy Law Forum in October.  The Tulane Energy Forum is a... Read more
Some gave because their time at Tulane Law was life-changing; others, for the promise of the next generation of lawyers. A handful celebrated a golden milestone – their 50th reunion – by giving, while a few families chose to make gifts to honor the memory of those they lost, great lawyers trained... Read more
Making life a little easier for those in creative industries is the goal of a new book collaboration by Tulane Law Professor Elizabeth Townsend Gard and her offspring and artist, Sidne K. Gard.  The book is called Just Wanna Trademark for Makers (C&T Publishing) and is co-written by the duo.... Read more
The Murphy Institute’s Center on Law and the Economy will host a visit by Mark T. Uyeda, one of five Commissioners on the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, on September 28 at the School of Law. Commissioner Uyeda is the first Asian Pacific American to serve as an SEC Commissioner.  ... Read more
For a life dedicated to making the profession better, Judge Karen Wells Roby (L’87), a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana and a stalwart supporter of Tulane Law, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society. The... Read more
With the new academic year beginning at Tulane Law, it’s also the season for the Tulane Inn of Court.   The now 36-year-old organization is a non-partisan association that promotes professionalism between lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals who share a passion for excellence in their... Read more
Some of the best jobs in the future of law are those that will be generated in the fledgling space law industry, Tulane Law alumna and donor Darleen Jacobs told students. Jacobs spoke briefly at the official launch of the Tulane Space Law Program, an event marked by discussions with key experts of... Read more
Who is liable when space debris lands on earth, causing damage? Can any nation claim ownership over a section of space? And what should healthcare look like beyond Earth's atmosphere? These and other pressing questions will be part of an event to officially launch Tulane’s Space Law Program on... Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent affirmative action decision will be the topic of Tulane Law’s annual commemoration of Constitution Day on Sept. 18. This year’s lecturer is attorney David Hinojosa, Director of the Educational Opportunities Project at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under... Read more
Tulane University President Michael A. Fitts never misses a chance to celebrate the excellence of Tulane, and this week he did just that, highlighting an extraordinary year of achievement among students, faculty and staff as part of his annual State of the University address. Fitts, now in his... Read more
Tulane Law Professor Tonya Rhodes Jupiter (L’94) is the recipient of the Dr. Norman C. Francis Award from the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society. Jupiter, who is Tulane Law’s Associate Dean of Experiential Learning and Public Interest Programs, will receive the award at Martinet’s... Read more