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Beloved law professor receives "Good Apple" advocacy award
Tulane Law Prof. Tonya Jupiter, for her work “above and beyond the typical pro bono commitment,” received the Louisiana Appleseed Access to Justice Pro Bono Good Apple Award Thursday evening. Jupiter (L’94) is the law school's Associate Director for Pro Bono and Advocacy Programs, coordinating...
The impact of artificial intelligence on education, financial instruments, criminal justice and healthcare, are just a few of the topics that will be addressed at this year’s Gordon Gamm Comparative Law and Justice Symposium on Nov. 8. Leading this year’s Symposium, titled The Implications of... Read more
An article by law Professor David Katner that contends that young children should be presumed incompetent to stand trial—rather than the current presumption that they are all competent-- in delinquency cases was cited by the West Virginia Supreme Court in a decision that will extend the right to... Read more
Thanks to a generous gift, Tulane’s first-of-its-kind Sports Law program will now be led by the nation’s first fully endowed professorship dedicated to sports law. Alumni and longtime supporters, Leopold and Karen Sher and James and Tracie Garner have endowed the Sher Garner Professorship in... Read more
In a program once dominated by men in decades past, six women swept the board elections last spring to lead the prestigious Tulane Moot Court Program at Tulane Law. It is only one of a handful of times that Tulane Law has had an all-female Moot Court board – the student leaders responsible for the... Read more
The prestigious Comité Maritime International (CMI) has elected Tulane Law Prof. Martin Davies, Director of Tulane’s Maritime Law Center, as a Titulary Member for his significant contributions to the field. CMI, a 121-year-old international organization comprised of national maritime associations... Read more
Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House, will publish Tulane Law Prof. Amy Gajda’s third book, “The Secret History of the Right to Privacy.”   The book looks at privacy’s crooked path in the United States, its threats to press freedoms, and what it all reveals about current anxieties in a... Read more
The escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, the impact of import tariffs on international trade and how developing LNG markets will shape the energy industry globally are at the core of the Fourth Annual U.S.-China Energy and Trade Law Forum hosted by Tulane Law School's Center for Energy... Read more
For his lifetime commitment to diversity in the law profession and to his peers, Tulane Law will honor alumnus Wayne Lee (L’74) with a commissioned portrait to hang in the John Giffen Weinmann Hall this coming spring. The effort is part of the Tulane Trailblazers initiative launched earlier this... Read more
In what is an uncommon occurrence in federal court, two third-year Tulane Law students argued a Texas case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit last week. Tulane Law’s Civil Rights and Federal Practice Clinic, which trains law students in their final year of law school using real... Read more
New Orleans lawyer Kim M. Boyle, a member of the Board of Tulane, is creating a scholarship fund to improve diversity at Tulane and help deserving students from disadvantaged families. The Ernest and Connie Boyle Scholarship Endowed Fund will be used to support deserving Tulane students from the... Read more
With support from a nearly $1 million gift from the Stanton Foundation, Tulane Law School will launch a new law clinic dedicated to First Amendment rights, Dean David Meyer announced. The gift will cover the full operating costs of the new clinic for five years and enable the law school to hire a... Read more
Human rights – and efforts at minimizing the need for their enforcement and expansion – is the topic of Tulane Law School’s Eason-Weinmann Lecture on International & Comparative Law Sept. 18. This year's guest lecturer is Prof. Colm O’Cinneide, a constitutional and human rights law scholar... Read more
Nine students from Xiangtan University in China arrived at Tulane Law School this summer, the first cohort of students as part of an important academic partnership between the two universities. The students are enrolled in Tulane’s LLM program, studying international finance and credit law. Last... Read more
A Tulane Law alumna who is a leading voice to ban single-use plastic straws has co-authored a report seeking to do the same with plastic bottles. The report by drinking water experts Lisa Kaas Boyle (L'90), co-founder of Plastic Pollution Coalition and legal policy advisor to WeTap, and Evelyn... Read more
More than 200 new first-year law students arrived at Tulane Law Aug. 19 for orientation, spending a week preparing for what will be a fast-paced first semester of law. “While, nationally, there has been a 3.2 percent increase in applicants to law school this year, applicants are being more... Read more