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'Pillar' of Tulane Law Pro Bono Program receives Louisiana Appleseed's justice award
The first thing you notice in working with Prof. Tonya Jupiter is her irrepressible spirit. It is her signature, part of every interaction, and it belies the challenges of coordinating Tulane Law’s legendary Pro Bono Program. Jupiter (L’94) is the Associate Director for Pro Bono and Advocacy...
It’s going to be a banner year for alumnae of Tulane Law School. This fall, two illustrious women graduates take the helm of two of the most significant legal organizations in the country – the American Bar Association (ABA) and the National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ). This month, Judy... Read more
For his pioneering role in modern environmental law and as one of the world’s most committed advocates of protecting nature, Tulane Law Prof. Oliver Houck was honored with the American Bar Association’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award in Environmental, Energy, and Resources Law and Policy, one of... Read more
Tulane Law Professor Kristin Johnson, a leading national voice on the implications of artificial intelligence (AI) for American law and public policy, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Finance Services Committee in July. Johnson, the McGlinchey Stafford Professor of Law, the... Read more
Tulane Law Prof. Ron Scalise (BA’97, L’00), who is the editor of the Louisiana Civil Code and has established himself as a foremost expert in the state’s unique legal tenets, has been elected to the American Law Institute, the nation’s most influential legal reform organization. Founded in 1923,... Read more
A seasoned environmental litigator, a civil rights attorney, a scholar focused on discrimination law and an expert on public international law have joined Tulane Law School as the newest members of its faculty. One joins the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic, two are Fellows and one is a Visiting... Read more
Tulane Law alumnus Thomas Lane (L'91) Bernard Lane was an Army Ranger with two bronze stars and one of the toughest soldiers you’d ever meet. Richard Morrison, having lived through alcoholism, spent his life counseling others in crisis and despair. Both lived in loving relationships with partners in the 70s, when being openly gay in... Read more
Tulane Law School is launching a new Immigrants’ Rights Law Clinic to prepare students to meet the rapidly growing crisis in access to justice for detainees, announced Dean David Meyer. The new clinic, supported by a generous seed gift of $400,000 by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, comes... Read more
It’s a Silver Anniversary for the International Legislative Drafting Institute  which helps shape laws around the world—and in the process, makes lives better. The Public Law Center (TPLC) of Tulane Law School convened its 25th annual Institute in June with 44 participants from eight countries... Read more
Walter Wadlington, a Tulane Law graduate and former professor who went on to become a giant in the field of family and medical law, passed away last month at the age of 88. Wadlington (L’54) attended Duke University (BA) and Tulane Law (where he was editor-in-chief of the Tulane Law Review and... Read more
Tulane Law alumnus U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond has been tapped to be the first national co-chairman of the Joe Biden campaign. With the appointment, Richmond (L’98) gains a major leadership role in the former vice president’s 2020 presidential run, a move that The New York Times said “could bolster... Read more
Tulane Law this week will co-host the 10th annual International Conference on the New Haven School of Jurisprudence in Hangzhou, China, an event that studies how legal principles can advance human dignity. The conference – founded and led by Tulane Law Prof. Guiguo Wang – is hosted annually by... Read more
The message of Tulane Law School’s 168th commencement May 18 was about giving back to country and to others through the privilege of the law profession. Keynote speaker Hon. Judge L. Felipe Restrepo (L’86), urged graduates to take chances in their careers, and to give back through pro bono work,... Read more
Tulane Law School honored dozens of third-year students who had excelled in scholarship, leadership, academics and service during the annual Graduation Awards ceremonies Friday, May 17, at the John Giffen Weinmann Hall, on the eve of 2019 commencement.  The class of 2019 has excellend academically... Read more
Tulane Law Professor Kristin Johnson explored the implications of artificial intelligence for American law and public policy at a special program this weekend that kicked off the annual meeting of the prestigious American Law Institute (ALI). Johnson, the McGlinchey Stafford Professor of Law and... Read more
Three Tulane Law students were among the recipients of one of the univeristy’s highest student honors, the Tulane 34 Award. Anais Moore-Jaccard, Erin Marie Morrissey and Radha Venkata Padma Yerramilli, were recognized Thursday, May 17 for their exemplary leadership, service and academic excellence... Read more