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She gave her kidney to a stranger. Now, Tulane Law student wants others to follow
Last spring, a month after applying to Tulane Law School, Rowan Bienes was in an Arlington-area hospital, heading into the operating room to remove one of her kidneys. That morning, the staff at the Inova Fairfax Kidney Transplant Center lined the hallways as Bienes was wheeled by, clapping, and...
Tulane Law has announced its Diversity Dialogue Summer Series, one of the initiatives to continue the discussions on race and racism as part of the Distancing Together programming.   The series is an online forum, occasionally using books and films as discussion references, to provide robust... Read more
She is one of the great mentors of Tulane Law, a professor hailed by students year after year, in course after course, for having an impact on their law school career, and by extension, their life. For being that “once-in-a-lifetime” educator, Prof. Amy Gajda, Tulane Law’s resident ­ privacy and... Read more
In the wake of protests around the country after the death of George Floyd, Tulane Law this summer has ramped up existing and added new initiatives to provide greater support for students of color and build a more inclusive community.   Dean David Meyer announced the moves in a letter to students... Read more
 To the Tulane Law Community:   Recent days have washed our nation in grief.  In the space of 72 hours, the number of American lives lost to the coronavirus pandemic surged past 100,000 and the nation watched in horror as Minneapolis police officers extinguished the life of George Floyd. The days... Read more
A Tulane Law student has won the second annual Tulane Center for Environmental Law (TCEL) Prize for her article detailing the devastating impacts of air pollution on historic black communities in Louisiana’s River Parishes. Julie Schwartzwald received the $1,000 award for her Comment The Health... Read more
Tulane Law is offering a number of online for-credit courses this summer for students anywhere in the world. The Berlin Summer Program in Intercultural Negotiation and Mediation is a joint venture between Tulane Law School in New Orleans and Humboldt University in Berlin and is an experiential... Read more
In 1834, Tulane University was founded as a medical college in the midst of the Spanish flu epidemic. Twelve years later, Tulane Law School opened, and shut down only once, rebuilding in the wake of the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. In each circumstance, the Tulane Law community has been... Read more
Three Tulane Law graduates were honored during end-of-year celebrations as recipients of the 34 Awards, the highest honor given to those students who have provided exceptional leadership and service during their time at Tulane. The law recipients for the Class of 2020 are Kansas Guidry, the Editor... Read more
Spread across the miles, the members and families of Tulane Law’s Class of 2020 felt closer than ever. A weekend of virtual celebrations for the graduating Class of 2020, by all accounts a wholly new experience, brought poignant moments for third-year law students on their last weekend before... Read more
Four Tulane University faculty members received university-wide teaching awards at the end of the Spring 2020 semester — two Suzanne and Stephen Weiss Presidential Fellows Awards for Undergraduate Teaching, which recognize excellence in undergraduate teaching, student advising, and instructional... Read more
Tulane Law’s Class of 2020 gave more than 24,000 hours of free legal service to the community, a whopping record among classes in recent memory. The class gave beyond the mere 50 hours required per student for graduation, logging in 24,351 hours, helping victims of domestic violence, gig workers... Read more
As part of Tulane's webinar series on coping with COVID-19, Tulane Law Prof. Kristin Johnson, the McGlinchey Stafford Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Faculty Research, was the featured speaker on the impact of Artificial Intelligence on the pandemic. "Artificial Intelligence and Pandemic... Read more
“What’s wrong with wanting better?” was a question that third-year Tulane Law student Jenna Raden’s article challenged in an analysis of the process of using municipal incorporations to determine a community’s boundaries – and who gets to stay in, and out. Posed by a resident pushing to... Read more
As a third-year law student, Derek Warden worked on a case involving an inmate with an eating disability, who could not get help for his condition. “He was literally starving to death because he could not eat solid food. And he ultimately died,” said Warden. “Interviewing him changed my life. It... Read more
Landing a job upon graduation is arguably the primary concern of most law students. The last year of law school includes an exhaustive amount of time in job interviews and networking, in preparation for the next step of a law career. We caught up with recent graduates Micah C. Zeno (L '15),... Read more