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Gov. Edwards: Environmental law center will help La., world, address climate woes
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...
By Barri Bronston The David Vitter Congressional Papers have become the latest acquisition of the Louisiana Research Collection (LaRC) at Tulane University, joining the papers of dozens of Louisiana political figures from Huey P. Long (L ’15) to Lindy Boggs. The collection contains materials... Read more
A hundred alumni, current students and faculty gathered Feb. 1 to celebrate the work of the Tulane University Law School clinical program. Established in 1979, Tulane Law clinics currently represent children, indigent defendants, victims of discrimination and domestic violence and vulnerable... Read more
Professionals from across the National Basketball Association, in New Orleans for the All-Star Game, gave Tulane University students a behind-the-scenes view of the league Feb. 17. Team executives shared insights into a rapidly evolving business in which whirlwind technology quickly turns broadcast... Read more
Two Tulane University Law School leaders in clinical education have been honored in the 2017 New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law class. Professors Becki Kondkar, director of the Tulane Domestic Violence Clinic, and Katherine Mattes, director of the Tulane Criminal Law Clinic, are among... Read more
Retired Rear Adm. Frederick Kenney, director of the Legal Affairs and External Relations Division of the London-based International Maritime Organization, delivered Tulane University Law School’s William Tetley Memorial Lecture in Maritime Law on Feb. 15, 2017. Title: Global Regulation of Ships:... Read more
Professor Amy Gajda received the William A. Kaplin Award for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy Scholarship Feb. 11 at the National Conference on Law and Higher Education, organized by Stetson University Law School in Orlando, Florida. The award honors a scholar for outstanding published... Read more
Tulane Law School’s mock trial team of William Igbokwe, Marco Salgado and Brian Trepanier (all L ’17) won the 10th annual John L. Costello Mock Trial Tournament hosted by Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University Feb. 9-12 in Fairfax, Virginia. The trio topped 31 teams from around the... Read more
Yale Law Professor Jack M. Balkin calls himself a constitutional originalist, but he doesn’t mean a Justice Antonin Scalia style of originalist who looks to the founders when confronting modern legal conundrums. Balkin talks about “living originalism,” provocatively merging two supposedly... Read more
NBA Day at Tulane

February 15, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017 Lavin-Bernick Center on Tulane’s Uptown Campus, Room 203 Breakfast, Lunch, and Refreshments will be served Program:10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.NBA Legends Jam Session: A Conversation with Mike Dunleavy Sr. and Rick Barry Mike Dunleavy Sr. – Head Coach, Tulane Men’s Basketball... Read more
With the NBA All-Star Weekend just days away, Tulane University is preparing to welcome the NBA to its uptown campus for several days of activities, from panel discussions with front office executives to basketball clinics for local school children.  “We are excited to be part of the NBA All-Star... Read more
The Trump administration’s hasty immigration crackdown has panicked families, sent dangerous signals to the rest of the world and burdened lawyers trying to defend the executive actions, lawyers and scholars said at a Tulane University Law School discussion Feb. 8. “How do you create the most chaos... Read more
Athanassios Yiannopoulos was known by many names. “Thanassi” to his friends, he was “Yippy” to generations of his students.  To many colleagues in Weinmann Hall he was, quite simply, “the Great One.” Yiannopoulos, who passed away on Feb. 1, joined Tulane’s faculty in 1979, lured away from LSU by... Read more
On Day One, the law students plunged into value chains, business models and corporate financial statements. Over a week of team exercises and working lunches, they explored funding mechanisms, merger pitfalls, client service and risk management. On the fifth day, they pitched an airline’s corporate... Read more
The salary haggling over Oakland Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray and Raiders quarterback Derek Carr echoing at Tulane Law School in January wasn’t about favorite players or fantasy teams. It was the focus of signature sports law competitions designed to improve students’ research, writing, critical... Read more
Laila Hlass found working with children through an immigration clinic the “most meaningful part of my law school experience.” Because the work proved so formative, most of her career since then has involved helping immigrants with legal needs and teaching law students to assist vulnerable... Read more

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