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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...
Journalism, criminal justice reform and social media intersect at this year’s Phelps Lecture on First Amendment Law with leading legal journalist and Yale Law School lecturer Emily Bazelon. Bazelon will give the lecture at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 at Tulane Law School, 6329 Freret Street.... Read more
Renowned Political Strategist James Carville will headline Tulane Law School’s 2nd Annual Entertainment & Sports Law Conference, which draws a veritable Who’s Who of entertainment and sports executives as well as creative entrepreneurs each year. Titled “Geaux Create: Emerging Trends in Law... Read more
Tulane Law Dean David Meyer has joined more than 100 other law deans across the country to oppose the proposed elimination of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), the largest funder of civil legal aid in our nation. The Deans’ letter, sent to U.S. House and Senate Appropriations' Committee members... Read more
Maritime law students in law Prof. Raymond Waid’s Cargo class are about to enter tough negotiations on how to move goods from one country to another by sea. For the second time in as many years, students in Waid’s class on April 11 will enter mock negotiations with a bonus not afforded them in real... Read more
Distinguished alumni of Tulane Law School were honored April 6 for their work, dedication and service on behalf of the community during the Tulane Alumni Awards.  The Tulane Alumni Association has created the awards to celebrate dedicated alumni, which are the pride of Tulane University. This year... Read more
When it comes to the delicate balance of life in lakes, rivers and bayous, it’s really all about the oxygen. So when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved a state rule in 2016 that would allow for more pollutants in the waterways of the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain --... Read more
Tulane’s 24th Annual Environmental Law & Policy Summit capped off Tulane’s Climate Action Week with two days of panels and speeches featuring local and national experts, practitioners, writers, scientists, activists, and teachers.   Several hundred people, including students from Tulane,... Read more
The Tulane Law Review hosted its annual awards ceremony -- celebrating the accomplishments of this year's writers and editors - April 3 at the Audubon Tea Room. With a backdrop of New Orleans' famed Audubon Park, with its massive oak trees and the sight of an occasional peacock wandering by, the... Read more
The Coastal and Wetlands Law seminar took a field trip to Cocodrie, La., and the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) in mid-March to put legal issues surrounding Louisiana’s wetlands into real-world context. The field trip, hosted by LUMCON professor and Tulane Adjunct Professor Alex... Read more
What began as a battle by a first-year Tulane law student to get her rental deposit back from a prickly landlord is officially the hottest startup in New Orleans. Lydia Winkler, a JD-MBA who graduates in May, and Marco Nelson, an A.B. Freeman School of Business MBA student, won the top prize at... Read more
James “Jimmy” Coleman, Jr., a Tulane Law alumnus, philanthropist and visionary businessman who annually hosted dozens of international students to his lavish Uptown home for a decidedly New Orleans-style welcome, passed away last week. He was 77. Coleman, a 1968 graduate of the law school and a... Read more
Tulane Law School,  Tulane’s Murphy Institute and Boston College Law School hosted an annual Tax Roundtable March 22, a day-long academic conference that brought together tax scholars from around the country, resident Tulane faculty and Tulane students for discussion and debate about the important... Read more
Tulane Center for Energy Law is hosting its first annual Tulane Energy Law Conference: The Changing Landscape for Cross-Border Energy Transactions Thursday March 28 and Friday March 29. The forum will gather global experts from industry, government and the legal academics to discuss current... Read more
Continuing our celebration of #womenshistorymonth, Tulane Law School hosted the Women in Sports Law panel, that included several distinguished alumni working in the field. A big thank you (L-R) to Erinn Banks (L'13), Associate Director for NCAA Compliance, Tulane University; Lesli D. Harris (L'02... Read more
Tulane’s Center for Environmental law is a critical component to help save Louisiana’s fragile coastline while expanding the state’s expertise in the balance of natural resources, Gov. John Bel Edwards told those gathered at Tulane Law School to mark the Center’s launch March 21. Calling that... Read more