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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...
Renowned legal scholar and Harvard Law Professor Randall Kennedy will speak at Tulane Law School Friday, March 24 on issues of race and social justice. Kennedy, who in 2015 was Tulane Law’s Dreyfous Lecturer on Civil Rights, will present a keynote address titled “From Protest to Law: Triumphs and... Read more
The best and brightest M&A and securities practitioners, leading corporate counsel and Wall Street investment bankers gather March 23-24 at the 35th annual Tulane Corporate Law Institute, the premier M&A conference in the nation. Among the highlights this year’s conference, to be held... Read more
The impact of politics on jails, prisons, courts, prosecutors, police, and defense attorneys are just a few of the topics that will be addressed at this year’s Gordon Gamm Comparative Law and Justice Symposium on March 31, 2023. The event will be held at Tulane Law’s John Giffen Weinmann Hall,... Read more
The 28th Annual Tulane Environmental Law & Policy Summit, on Friday, March 17th and Saturday, March 18th, is giving a platform to “unconventional voices.” The Summit, the longest ongoing student-run environmental law conference in the country, will honor that theme with a keynote address on... Read more
More than 200 attendees were on hand at the 6th annual Tulane Entertainment and Sports Law Conference in early March, a two-day event that brought in excess of 40 high-profile speakers and was capped by a keynote conversation with actor and Breaking Bad star Jonathan Banks. Alumnus Tim Francis (L... Read more
The second annual New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University returns March 9-11 on Tulane’s uptown campus. The three-day celebration of literature and culture features over 130 renowned and rising authors participating in 78 panels, book signings, a culinary symposium, family day festivities... Read more
When The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University officially opens on Thursday, March 9, the schedule will include a number of authors and presenters from Tulane. Faculty and staff from across the university will appear on panels discussing a variety of topics as the festival continues... Read more
Tulane Law’s 2nd Black Law Alumni Reunion celebrated distinguished alumni with first-ever awards, addressed issues of importance in a two-day panel series and emphasized the importance of building a legacy of diversity at the law school during events Feb. 2-5. From hearing from former President... Read more
Actor and Breaking Bad star Jonathan Banks is the keynote speaker at the 6th annual Tulane Entertainment and  Sports Law Conference Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4. Banks will have a no-holds-barred conversation with alum Jeff Frost (L’89), president and founder of Bristol Circle... Read more
Tulane’s interdisciplinary research and cross-campus collaborations have led to groundbreaking discoveries that have made lasting impacts across the region, nation and globe. To highlight the breadth of this work, the Office of Research will host the inaugural Tulane Research, Innovation and... Read more
Tulane Law School’s faculty is participating in Tulane’s first Research, Innovation and Creativity Summit March 1-2. The event, which will feature short presentations and lectures from the university’s researchers, faculty and scholars, is part of a broader effort to showcase the work of those... Read more
Tulane Law Vice Dean Sally Richardson is back on the Mardi Gras circuit, teaching students and practitioners alike about property law with the backdrop of the carnival season.  “It’s fun to be able to connect up legal concepts – and sometimes antiquated legal concepts, at that – to something that... Read more
Three times might be the charm for a full-Tulane Law sweep of the National Black Law Student moot court competition. At least that’s what the Tulane Black Law Student Association Moot Court Program is aiming for this year as it sends three teams across three disciplines to the National Thurgood... Read more
The work of addressing America’s inequality and injustice is dependent on the courage of ordinary people to do all they can to preserve democracy, renowned civil rights activist Sherrilyn Ifill told the crowd gathered recently during her visit to Tulane. In her call to action, Ifill, a long-time... Read more
Only in 1966 did Tulane Law School enroll its first Black student, opening doors to those who had long been denied access to legal education. Eighteen years later, Karen Wells and Clarence Roby Jr. were the first in their families to enter law school, becoming some of the early Black practitioners... Read more