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'Fabled' 200-year-old manuscript gifted to Tulane Law School
The most fabled book in Louisiana legal history – the de la Vergne volume -- has been gifted to Tulane Law School, an original founding document that details not only the laws of the 1808 Louisiana territory but also contains the hand-written notes of its principal codifier. The manuscript, a...
“FREEDOM, FAIRNESS, AND THE F-WORD: REFLECTIONS ON THE YIN AND YANG OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT”    LILLIAN R. BeVIER David And Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor Of Law University Of Virginia Law School TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2009, 5:00 P.M. TULANE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL JOHN GIFFEN... Read more
“THE ASPERN PAPERS: HEIRLOOMS AND OTHER FAMILY TREASURES IN THE COMPARATIVE PROPERTY LAW” Justice Nicholas Kasirer Court of Appeal of Quebec and former Dean of the Faculty of Law, McGill University  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2009 5:30 p.m. Tulane University Law School John Giffen Weinmann Hall, Room... Read more
Tulane Law School Associate Dean Susan Krinsky has been named one of this year’s CityBusiness Women of the Year, recognizing 50 women whose successes in business and contributions to the community have set the pace for our region’s future. In its 11th annual year, the 2009 Women of the Year event... Read more
The 2009 Tetley Lecture proudly presents Justice James Allsop, President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal, on Wednesday, April 15 at 6:00 p.m. in room 110 of John Giffen Weinmann Hall (6329 Freret Street). The topic of Justice Allsop’s lecture is “Maritime Law – the Nature and Importance of... Read more
A new administration, economic recovery, climate change... What does it all mean for being “green”? The president of the organization behind Brad Pitt’s housing initiative in the Lower 9th Ward will be among the speakers this weekend, April 3 – 4, 2009, at the 14th annual Tulane Law School Summit... Read more
Thanks to Southern Rep, the region’s premiere professional theatre, the Tulane Environmental Law Society has the opportunity to make a little “green”. The Theatre recently announced its partnership with local environmental groups to increase awareness about local “green” issues and commits to going... Read more
Peace by PIEC: Raising Awareness One Film at a Time A documentary series addressing local, national, and international issues, presented by the SBA’s Public Interest Executive Committee of Tulane University Law School.  Performances will take place nightly, Monday, March 2 - Friday, March 6,... Read more
Judge Michael McConnel, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, will deliver this year's McGlinchey Lecture entitled, “Schism and Last Rites In the French Quarter: the Supreme Court's First, and Most Myterious, Free Excercise Case.“  The Lecture will take place Monday, February 16, 2009, at 5... Read more
Over the last twenty years, the field of intellectual property has grown in both size and importance. As the United States has shifted from a manufacturing-based economy to an information-based economy, the legal regimes which protect information (including patents, copyrights, and trademarks) have... Read more
Tulane Law School proudly presents the Deutsch Lecture, featuring Johan Gerrit Lammers, Former Legal Adviser of the Netherlands Ministry of Affairs (1999 – 2007). The Lecture, entitled “The (Changing) Role of the Legal Adviser of a Ministry of Foreign Affairs,” will take place Wednesday, January 28... Read more
Tulane Law School proudly presents the 12th Eason-Weinmann Lecture on Comparative Law*. This year, the lecture serves as an opening address of the International Colloquium: Celebrating the Bicentennial of the Louisiana Civil Code, 1808-2008. Professor Antonio Gambaro, University of Milan faculty... Read more
Lee C. Bollinger, Columbia University president and professor of law, will deliver the Phelps Lecture on Tuesday, October 14, 2008, at 5:00 p.m. One of the nation's most critically acclaimed legal scholars of the First Amendment and freedom of speech, Bollinger entitles his lecture “Uninhibited,... Read more
The Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium was first held in October 2003. The brainchild of Dr. Lunney and Dr. Meurer, the WIP IP Colloquium follows a conference protocol that was common in the field of economics, but relatively unknown in the field of law at the time. Specifically,... Read more
Panel balks at trial law change: Bill would make law match ruling on incompetent defendants ADVOCATE CAPITOL NEWS BUREAU , Baton Rouge – Asked to make Louisiana law comply with a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision involving mentally incompetent defendants, a Senate committee on Tuesday... Read more
Climate Change: In the Community & the Courtroom  April 4 & 5 2008  Tulane Law School's 13th Annual Environmental Conference on Law, Science, & the Public Interest will take place on April 4-5, 2008. The overarching theme this year is “Climate Change: In the Community and the... Read more

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