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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...
Since its launch in 2020, Tulane Law School’s Women’s Prison Project has helped win the freedom of eight women, most of them serving life-without-parole sentences for having defended themselves against violent partners.  The Project’s most recent client, a 62-year-old woman incarcerated for the... Read more
Tulane Law’s endowed lecture focused on maritime law, the William Tetley Lecture, will be held on Feb. 15 and will explore the latest pressing issues affecting shipping operations throughout the world. This year’s Tetley Lecturer is Anne Liversedge, General Counsel at Teekay Tankers, and Chair of... Read more
 Today, Dean David Meyer released this statement explaining why Tulane Law School will no longer provide internal data to U.S. News for purposes of its ranking of law schools.  In making this move, Tulane Law joins about 40 law schools and five medical schools in declining to participate in the U.... Read more
One of the nation’s premier civil rights attorneys and former President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Sherrilyn Ifill, will be the keynote speaker at the Tulane Black Law Alumni Reunion Feb. 3. Ifill’s speech will take place as part of the Friday evening events of the BLA... Read more
It’s hard to miss the giant white pick-up truck adorned with huge red, white, and black flags rolling down the streets of the tiny fishing town of Grand Isle, Louisiana.  Especially when those red, white, and black flags say “F*** BIDEN” (without the asterisks).  And also F*** everyone who voted... Read more
Louisiana’s civil law tradition is unique to the U.S., establishing legal and cultural principles that now span 300 years. To honor the tricentennial of New Orleans as the capital of the Louisiana colony, the Tulane Law Eason Weinmann Center for International and Comparative Law, along with the... Read more
A trailblazing judge, an advocate for underrepresented communities and a national leader in equity and inclusion were selected by their peers as the first recipients of the inaugural Tulane Black Law Alumni Awards. The Awards – three in total – were presented at the Tulane Black Law Alumni Reunion... Read more
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards called offshore wind energy a natural opportunity for renewing Louisiana’s leadership in the energy sector, creating new jobs and helping ease impacts of climate change during the Tulane Law inaugural offshore wind conference held Wednesday, Jan. 18. Edwards said he... Read more
Freedom of expression in schools will be the subject of the Tulane Law School McGlinchey Lecture on Federal Litigation Feb. 9 at 5 p.m. in the law school's John Giffen Weinmann Hall, Room 110. This year's lecturer is Professor Justin Driver, the Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law and Counselor... Read more
Prof. Darren Hutchinson, the John Lewis Chair for Civil Rights and Social Justice at Emory University, will be this year’s Tulane Law School's Dreyfous Lecturer. The George Abel and Mathilde Schwab Dreyfous Lecture, dedicated to the study of civil liberties and human rights, will take place... Read more
 Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will address Tulane Law's inaugural offshore wind conference Wednesday as the state begins to tap into the potential of wind energy in the region. Edwards will speak at the start of the conference at 9 a.m. at the Port of New Orleans, Administration Building, 1350... Read more
Joseph Ettinger, unofficial Tulane Law School ambassador and the iconic benefactor of the Intersession legal boot camp, died Dec. 4 after a long illness. He was 91. Ettinger was laid to rest at the Green Acres Cemetery in Scottsdale, Arizona, his home in retirement. Ettinger (L’56) had a... Read more
By any measure, Robert Waldrup’s closet is a thing of beauty: Filled with vintage clothing circa the 1940s, curated with precision and taste, perfectly suited to his Instagram alter ego @VernonValentine. Through his account – which bears the name – Waldrup’s followers get a peek at his sartorial... Read more
Tulane Law School is calling for nominations from alumni for three major awards celebrating the leadership and impact of Black alumni, all of which will be presented during the 2023 Black Law Alumni Reunion. Nominations must be made by Black Tulane Law alumni, and the recipients will be honored... Read more
Back in 2013, Harry Vorhoff was a third-year Tulane Law student who knew he wanted to practice environmental law but was unsure of where he would land after graduation. That spring he was the Speaker Chair of the Environmental Law and Policy Summit, the law school’s premier conference in the field... Read more