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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...
 When Tulane Law School first offered a sports law certificate in 1993, many did not understand why any law school would bother. “No one even knew what it was,” said sports law icon Professor Gary Roberts, who launched Tulane’s Sports Law Program and is the former Dean of the Indiana University... Read more
The Tulane Women’s Prison Project has been named an honoree of the “Champions of Change” Award by the nonprofit Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response (STAR). STAR is a leading nonprofit dedicated to supporting survivors of sexual trauma, improving systems response, and creating social change to... Read more
If there is one thing Joe West believes in, it’s that every law firm --  every company--  is more successful because of diversity, equity and inclusion. The partner and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at the Washington DC office of the prestigious Duane Morris Law Firm has seen the... Read more
For more than a decade, Tulane’s Institute for Water Resources Law & Policy has hosted two post-graduate fellows each year to conduct research on the pressing environmental legal issues affecting waterways. The prestigious fellowship has provided young legal scholars with invaluable experience... Read more
In the 25 years that the Tulane Law's Berlin summer program has been operating, the more than 2,000 students who have participated have had a front-row seat to major world disputes including trade wars between the U.S. and China, the impact of sophisticated technologies on personal privacy,... Read more
Two new Forrester Fellows, early-career legal scholars, and a new Murphy visiting professor have joined the law school this fall. Professors Ian J. Murray and Jessica Tueller joined the faculty in July and will teach Legal Research and Writing for first-year law students as Forrester Fellows, a... Read more
Tulane First Amendment Clinic Director Katie Schwartzmann is the recipient of the New Orleans Bar Foundation’s Mark Moreau Award for Public Interest Law. The Award, among the highest honors of the NOBA, recognizes public interest lawyers with “keen legal minds who exhibit service, leadership, and... Read more
Robert L. Redfearn, a Tulane Law alumnus and emeritus member of the law Dean’s Advisory Board, died July 21 at the age of 90. Redfearn (B’54, L’57) practiced law for more than 66 years and was known as a sharp civil attorney whose practice focused on mergers, acquisitions, oil and gas transactions... Read more
Students in Tulane Law’s Online Master of Jurisprudence often say the same thing about their experience – that it changed their life, gave them the confidence to speak about the law, and their career benefited greatly.    “It gave me the confidence to start my own business,” said alumna Pavithri... Read more
How do you take an emerging legal problem, one where there is almost no case law and is founded on principles so broad, it could be hypothetical at every turn? That’s the reality of space law – where the commercialization of travel and industry is only beginning to take shape – but where the law... Read more
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... Read more
A number of new faces are joining the faculty ranks at Tulane Law in the fall, including an international expert in energy law, as well as scholars in civil rights and gender law, constitutional law, comparative law and human rights and finance, banking and corporate law. Freddy Sourgens was named... Read more
International energy law scholar Frédéric Sourgens has been named to lead Tulane University Law School’s innovative Center for Energy Law as the James McCulloch Chair in Energy Law, Dean Sally Richardson announced. Sourgens is not only a Tulane Law alumnus with the Class of 2005, but he also is an... Read more
The New Orleans CityBusiness announced its 2023 class of Leaders in Law and Tulane Law School swept the educators category with three out of three education leaders being Tulane Law faculty members.  Professors Ann Lipton, Lauren Godshall, and Tonya Jupiter all received the local honor and joined... Read more
Tulane Law’s LLM program for foreign attorneys has made The International Jurist’ s honor roll of the nation’s best. The publication noted that Tulane’s LLM programs – five in all -- are among the oldest in the nation, incorporate Louisiana’s unique civil law traditions and ensure international... Read more