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Tulane Law stand-outs receive prestigious 34 Awards
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...
Hoffman Franklin Fuller graduated Tulane Law in 1956, setting academic records that lasted for decades. However, he could not stay away for long. Four years later, “Hoff,” as he was known to family, friends and colleagues, joined the law school faculty, building a premiere tax program nationally... Read more
Lawyers generally meet their clients in person when they need legal advice. That’s true, too, of law students learning the legal ropes while helping clients of local non-profits that provide free legal counseling to New Orleans’ most vulnerable. But meeting clients has been a challenge under... Read more
A maverick advocate for women’s rights and racial equality, Sandra Scarbrough Kramer, the widow of former Tulane Law Dean John Kramer, died March 30 at the age of 79. Kramer, who was born in rural Mississippi, blazed a career steeped in politics, moving forward what in the early 60s and 70s were... Read more
With precautions in place against COVID-19 throwing the university community into full-time online coursework and sheltering in place, socializing has had to become a bit …  creative. Social distancing is needed to “flatten the curve,” experts say, but isolation can also wreak havoc on anyone,... Read more
Through a common interest in quilting, a truck driver from Indianapolis, Ind., and a Tulane Law professor have come together to help health care workers in need of masks. Tulane Law Prof. Elizabeth Townsend Gard, whose research recently explored on intellectual property norms in the creative world... Read more
In a moving tribute to Tulane Law and in recognition that his life remains in danger in his native Liberia, an alumnus who won one of the environmental world's most prestigious prizes, has bestowed it on Tulane for safekeeping. "At Tulane Law I feel at home," said Alfred Brunell (LLM'02) who in... Read more
On the heels of establishing two world-class centers – in energy law and in environmental law – Tulane Law School is launching two online master’s programs for those working in these growing industries. The Master of Jurisprudence in Environmental Law and the Master of Jurisprudence in Energy Law... Read more
Tulane University is announcing a special initiative to make graduate study more accessible to U.S. Peace Corps volunteers (PCVs) and Fulbright student grantees called back from international placements because of concerns over the spread of COVID-19. As a university with a strong tradition of... Read more
Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine’s graduate school received high marks in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings with its Master of Health Administration (MHA) program maintaining its place among the top 20 best healthcare management programs in the nation... Read more
  Dear Tulane Law Family,  I taught my first remote class today. At 8:30 a.m., on our first day back in class... Read more
The 28th annual Tulane Admiralty Law Institute (ALI) will focus on ships – their lifespan and everything in between – during its biennial conference March 11-13. This year’s ALI will be held on Tulane’s campus at McAlister Auditorium starting Wednesday with an opening panel on the evolution of a... Read more
Jeff Davis, the Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer for the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan will keynote Tulane University Law School’s 32nd annual Corporate Law Institute (CLI) March 5-6 at the Roosevelt Waldorf Astoria Hotel in downtown New Orleans. Davis will speak at the CLI Thursday from... Read more
Tulane Law Professor Ann Lipton is gathering top corporate and securities scholars from around the country to explore changes in the industry at the Tulane Corporate  & Securities Law Roundtable March 7. The Roundtable has been a popular event that annually brings scholars from around the... Read more
Tulane Law School has received a nearly $2 million gift to expand an innovative clinical program providing legal services and advocacy for imprisoned women who were victims of domestic violence, Dean David Meyer announced. The anonymous gift will support the Women’s Prison Project (WPP), a first-... Read more
UPDATE: Due to the evolving conditions due to COVID-19, we have cancelled this year's Hall of Fame Luncheon. We will advise our community when it is safe to reschedule.   The eighth class of the Tulane Law School Hall of Fame is full of trailblazers. It includes the first black woman to graduate... Read more

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