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Judge Sarah Vance (L’78) receives highest judicial honor
Tulane Law alumna Judge Sarah Vance (L’78), who serves in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, has joined an elite group of federal judges who have received the nation’s highest honor bestowed on a member of the federal judiciary.    Vance is the 2022...
Two Tulane Law students have embarked this summer as 2022 Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellows, selected from hundreds of applicants around the nation. Hannah Davis (L'24) and Olivia Marks (L'23) are among 40 students nationwide chosen for the prestigious 2022 Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellowship. This... Read more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has selected Tulane Law Prof. Amy Gajda’s latest book as the inaugural common read for the court’s new “One Court, One Book” project, a summer-long, circuit-wide book club.  The Library of the U.S. Courts of the Seventh Circuit chose “Seek and Hide... Read more
For most of his lifetime, Tulane Law Professor Joel Friedman wanted to teach, and more specifically, he wanted to teach labor law. How he made it his life’s work is a story of dedication, a little luck, and the smarts to seize opportunities. For more than four decades, Friedman has taught scores... Read more
Tulane Law Professor and Law Library Director James Duggan has been featured in the July/August edition of Spectrum, the journal of the American Association of Law Libraries. Duggan has been a longtime leader in the AALL, serving as president in 2008-2009 and inducted into the AALL Hall of Fame in... Read more
Tulane Law student Jacob Edwards – who performed a whopping 418 hours of pro bono work – is the 2022 Tulane Louisiana State Bar Association Pro Bono Award recipient. Edwards (L’22) is originally from San Jose, Calif., and performed his pro bono service at Disability Rights Louisiana, where he... Read more
She spent time at Tulane Law researching how often Black families have historically lost land and property under systemic legal loopholes that denied them generational wealth.   Mikayla Mangle (L’22) parlayed her law school research into an Equal Justice Works Fellowship, one of the most... Read more
To know Edward Sherman, former Dean of Tulane Law School and a preeminent scholar in complex litigation, was to have a lifelong friend. His empathetic leadership style helped move the law school into the future.  “He was the nicest guy, almost too nice to be the Dean,” said longtime law school... Read more
Tulane sports law program alumnus Jordan Jackson is a manager of baseball operations with the Miami Marlins. A 2018 graduate of Tulane Law School, he worked in operations with the Atlanta Braves before joining the Marlins. He initially thought his path after law school would be more traditional,... Read more
Tulane Law Professor Martin Davies, director of the Maritime Law Center, has been awarded a Doctor of Civil Law degree by Oxford University, a prestigious honor for scholars who have made a lasting impact in their field. The Doctor of Civil Law degree is considered to be a “higher doctorate”... Read more
If this year’s Tulane Law graduating class was described in one word, it would be resilience. The COVID-19 pandemic, major record-setting hurricanes, new virus variants, all touched the lives of graduates – who persevered, nevertheless. On May 21,  215 graduates – JDs, LLMs, Master of... Read more
Law school awards signify academic and leadership achievement, three years of hard work and dedication to the profession of law. And it is an added honor to be chosen for an award by a vote of Tulane Law’s faculty. Two of the law school’s highest honors,  the John Minor Wisdom Award, focused on... Read more
William “Bill” Lovett was the kind of law professor students remembered years after graduation – he simply was born to teach. This makes the fact that he fell into teaching at Tulane somewhat by chance all the more fortuitous for the thousands of law students he mentored. Lovett, who spent more... Read more
Taking a risk mid-career to go to law school, Robert Morris, single dad, journalist and passionate advocate for the disadvantaged thought his hardest days ahead would likely be balancing the responsibilities of raising twin teenage boys with his legal studies. That was the fall of 2019. By spring... Read more
There was one thing that Antonio Milton was certain of as a young child growing up in Carencro, Louisiana, just outside Lafayette — he wanted to be a lawyer. As the son of a lawyer, Milton routinely visited his father’s office, where he had a front row seat to the workings of justice. “I was in... Read more
They are leaders, mentors and scholars who have received one of Tulane University’s highest honors. For their commitment to others, dedication to academic achievement and contributions to Tulane Law School, third-year law students Meredith Clement, Sergio Ingato and Antonio Milton have received... Read more