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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...
Two Tulane Law graduates have been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to the federal bench in key appointments,  including one that makes history as the first Black woman to serve in her circuit. Nancy Gbana Abudu (L’99) was confirmed May 17 by the U.S. Senate to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals,... Read more
After 20 years as founder and president of the World Society of Mixed Jurisdiction Jurists, where he established a platform for top global law scholars to address pressing issues of comparative law, Tulane Law Professor Vernon Palmer is stepping down from his leadership role. Palmer, who has... Read more
Since his arrival in New Orleans as a student at Tulane Law School in 2009, Christopher Dalbom feels like “I’ve never really had to leave campus.” And Tulane has been the better for it. Now Professor Dalbom will take the reins of Tulane’s Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy next month as... Read more
Demeka Fields (L ’16), Counsel, Global Sports Marketing/Data Privacy with New Balance and previously team counsel for the Minnesota Vikings, chats with Syndey Williams (L'24) about diversity in the industry, seeking out mentors and embracing changing goals as part of her career. Fields, a founding... Read more
 Tulane Law School’s student-run Sports Law Society was proud to host its long-standing annual pro sports negotiation competitions and Women in Sports Law Symposium this Spring. With all five events in-person, Tulane Sports Law was thrilled to have more than 100 judges and speakers combined at... Read more
Dear Tulane Community, I hope you are all well. The Tulane Sports Law Program is busier than ever and our spring semester was filled with an amazing slate of sports law events on campus.  We’re so thrilled to have so many of our current students and alumni involved in these events. The Tulane... Read more
Stacy Seicshnaydre Professor Stacy Seicshnaydre (L’92) a leading authority on fair housing and anti-discrimination law whose work has influenced federal civil rights litigation, will become the next Vice Dean for Academic Affairs at Tulane Law School, Interim Dean Sally Richardson announced.   Richardson appointed... Read more
Former Louisiana House Speaker and Tulane Law alumnus Jimmy Dimos (L’63), who served six terms in the state legislature, has died at the age of 84. Dimos, a former legislator from northeast Louisiana who served a term as Speaker of the House during the administration of former Gov. Buddy Roemer,... Read more
Tulane Law School’s innovative Women’s Prison Project, which has freed 10 women who were imprisoned for reasons tracing back to their experience of intimate partner violence, has received the Ignite Award from the National Conference on Crimes Against Women (CCAW).   The award was presented to... Read more
Two graduates were honored by the Tulane Law faculty with the school’s highest honors, one for academic excellence and the other for service to Tulane and the community. Tulane Law School’s top student honors, the John Minor Wisdom Award, focused on academics and writing, and the General Maurice... Read more
 Tulane Law alumna Nancy Gbana Abudu (L’99) was confirmed May 17 by the U.S. Senate for a seat on the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, becoming the first African-American woman to serve on the court. Abudu, the daughter of immigrants from Ghana, won confirmation by a 49-47 vote after a year or... Read more
For their work, service and dedication to academic achievement and contributions to Tulane Law School, Class of 2023 law students Gabrielle Boissoneau, Kiera Galloway and Clarke Perkins will receive the Tulane 34 Award. Named for the year—1834— when the university was founded, the award is among... Read more
There are foodies in New Orleans – one of the culinary capitals of the world – and then there is Lynette Chen. The Tulane Law student – who will receive her J.D. on May 20 as part of the Class of 2023 – is a sought-after food influencer on Instagram (@Lynniethefoodie) with more than 23,000... Read more
They are the Class of 2023’s adventurers, the five women evacuees who arrived at Tulane Law in the fall of 2020, having left their Fulbright or Peace Corps work in a hurry when an international pandemic changed the world. At Tulane Law, the pandemic-year evacuees are within days of receiving their... Read more
The 2023 Tulane Law School Hall of Fame honored path-breaking alumni and faculty whose accomplishments have elevated the legal profession and the global stature of Tulane Law. This year’s honorees include the first woman to graduate Tulane Law (or any law school in the Deep South) in 1898; a... Read more