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Tulane Law students help train inmates as 'substitute' counsel
Inmates serving time in prison have no right to free legal representation after the conviction becomes final.   If they want to challenge the constitutionality of their conviction – such as arguing that their attorney was ineffective or that the prosecutor withheld exculpatory evidence...
Dean David Meyer and a contingent of Tulane Law professors are in China this week for the 8th annual Zhejiang-Yale-Tulane Conference on the New Haven School of Jurisprudence. This is Tulane Law’s third year to partner with Yale Law School and Zhejiang University Guanghua Law School to bring... Read more
The mass migration of people seeking safety or a better life is a thread running through human history: it connects settlers of the American West, Irish who landed on the U.S. East Coast, Cubans fearing persecution, Cambodians fleeing the deadly Khmer Rouge, Central Americans seeking economic... Read more
What started as a two-person operation in Walter Blessey’s garage has grown over almost four decades into a 750-employee company that is one of the largest haulers of petroleum products, alcohols, lubricating oils, residual fuels and other products on the Mississippi River and inland waterways... Read more
In the weeks since record floods overwhelmed the Baton Rouge region, hundreds of families struggling to put their lives back together are finding their recovery complicated by legal problems involving proof of property ownership, contractor fraud, landlord-tenant disputes and more. Those with... Read more
Class of 2016 members Gary Crosby and Robert Waldrup 'We can either talk about it or be about it' from Tulane University on Vimeo. From a chance conversation in March, Tulane Law School Class of 2016 members Robert Waldrup and Gary Crosby launched a project that promises to leave a lasting impact even as they move on to their legal careers... Read more
 The Hon. Jacques L. Wiener Jr. (L '61), United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit The Honorable Jacques Loeb Wiener, Jr., a senior judge for the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, and alum of Tulane University Law School’s class of 1961, will be the featured... Read more
The “Future of Copyright” Speaker Series presents JANE C. GINSBERG Thursday, February 10, 2011 1:00 p.m. Tulane University Law School, Room 257   The “Future of Copyright” Speaker Series welcomes Professor Jane C. Ginsburg to Tulane Law School (Weinmann Hall, Room 257, 6329 Freret... Read more
Tulane University Law School students are helping low- to moderate-income individuals fill out their income tax forms for the 13th year in a row. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a free service and available on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through April 9 in Room 151 of... Read more
WATER LAW IN THE U.S. & BRAZIL Climate Change and Two Approaches to Water Poverty featuring Rômulo   Sampaio   T he Center for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR) and Tulane Law School’s Payson Center for International Development invite you to examine two... Read more
Hosted by: The State of Louisiana, in conjunction with the other Gulf Coast States and federal natural resource trustees, is conducting a Natural Resource Damage Assessment for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, Louisiana’s lead... Read more
“EXPORTING DEMOCRACY: ABSOLUTES AND RELATIVES” Professor Jeffrey Jowell QC THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2010, 5:00 P.M. TULANE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL JOHN GIFFEN WEINMANN HALL • ROOM 110 Reception to follow in the Berkett Multipurpose Room Professor Jowell   was for... Read more
THE TULANE MARITIME LAW CENTER invites you to attend the WILLIAM TETLEY MARITIME LAW LECTURE SERIES Address by PROF. CHARLES DEBATTISTA PROFESSOR IN COMMERCIAL LAW FORMER DIRECTOR, INSTITUTE OF MARITIME LAW SOUTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY BARRISTER, STONE CHAMBERS, LONDON ARBITRATOR “... Read more
The annual Phelps Lecture will be given this year by Anita L. Allen, Deputy Dean and Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.  Dean Allen's topic is “Veiled Women in the American Courtroom: Is the Niqab a Barrier to Justice?“ ... Read more
Six Tulane Law School professors will be at the center of the September 24 Deepwater Horizon lecture to discuss the major maritime, environmental, and civil law aspects generated by the BP blowout—one of the most notorious environmental disasters in recent history. The lecture is just one of eight... Read more
The Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law & Policy and the Tulane Environmental Law Society announce the 15th Annual Tulane Law School Summit on Environmental Law & Policy, entitled “Bound by Water.“ The summit will feature experts on water law, policy, and management, discussing the... Read more

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