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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...
Tulane Law Professor Vernon Palmer was honored on May 16 as one of the leading scholars of the world’s legal systems by the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL). Palmer joined a select few international scholars – and the only American – honored as “Five Great Comparatists” during a... Read more
Three Tulane Law students recently were honored with Crest Awards for their leadership, scholarship, and community service. Third-year law students Noor Mozaffar, Sara Wood and Michelle Domingue all received the Tulane Crest Awards as part of the Division of Student Affairs’ annual honors of... Read more
Tulane Law Professor Laila Hlass, one of the nation’s leading scholars on immigration law, has been awarded the Elisabeth S. “Lisa” Brodyaga Award by the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (NIPNLG). A member of the organization, Hlass is a nationally recognized immigrant... Read more
Wayne Lee,  a 1974 law graduate who is among the top lawyers in the nation and who has worked tirelessly for diversity in the legal profession, is the 2022 Tulane law School graduation speaker. Lee, a native New Orleanian with a 40-plus-year distinguished career in law, will speak to graduates May... Read more
Tulane Law’s 5th annual Entertainment & Sports Law Conference, in conjunction with the Tulane Center for Sport, brought some of the top names in the industry to the Uptown campus, in-person, April 11. The conference panelists discussed legal issues in the changing landscape of sports as well... Read more
Tulane Law Forrester Fellow and Professor Paulina Arnold has been selected to serve as a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Arnold, who is in her first year of the two-year Tulane Forrester Fellowship, begins her term as a clerk in 2023. She currently teaches first-year law... Read more
The eighth class of the Tulane Law School Hall of Fame is full of trailblazers. It includes the first Black woman to graduate from Tulane Law, the iconic founder of Tulane’s environmental law program, a state Supreme Court justice, a young immigrant from Colombia who rose to sit on the federal... Read more
The conventional account traces the origin of legal protection for privacy to an 1890 Harvard Law Review article, The Right to Privacy, written by Samuel Warren and future Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, generally considered to be the most famous law review article of all time. In the... Read more
***UPDATE: The Dreyfous Lecture has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date***   Prof. Darren Hutchinson, the John Lewis Chair for Civil Rights and Social Justice at Emory University, will be this year’s Tulane Law School's Dreyfous Lecturer. The George Abel and Mathilde Schwab ... Read more
The annual – and much anticipated – Tulane Moot Court Honorary Round takes place Wednesday, April 6, at Tulane Law School before a distinguished panel of judges. This year’s competitors are seasoned Moot Court veterans Michelle Domingue and Peter Vesich, both third-year law students. They will... Read more
Russia’s war against Ukraine has set off an unprecedented crisis in energy markets, upending decades of cross-border investments, and forcing governments to rethink the balance of their energy resources in the future. Against that backdrop, Tulane’s Center for Energy Law is holding its 3rd annual... Read more
Liability insurance and global shipping is the topic of the Tulane Tetley Memorial Lecture in Maritime Law which takes place April 5. The guest lecturer is D. Rhidian Thomas, Professor Emeritus of Maritime Law and Founder Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law at Swansea... Read more
Tulane Law Associate Professor Jeremy Bock will be formally installed as the inaugural Alan and Louise Fisch Associate Professor of Law on Monday, April 4, in a ceremony at the John Giffen Weinmann Hall, 6329 Freret St. The Investiture of Tulane Law School’s newest endowed professor begins at 5:30... Read more
In small and big ways, sports have been a life-changing part of their lives. One is a gold-medal-winning World Champion gymnast. Two were captains of their respective collegiate teams; one in rowing and the other in lacrosse. Another was a star basketball player, who not only excelled on the court... Read more
They have yet to lose a round in any moot court competition, but in a way, that’s how they planned it. Clarence “Trey” Roby III and Reagan Roy, both second-year law students, are the national champions of the Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition, which took place as part of the 54th Annual... Read more

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