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Law Professor Emeritus George Strickler, who spent a lifetime fighting for civil rights, has died
Born in segregated America, George Marion Strickler was a man who spent most of his life fighting to end the practice, whether it was protesting on behalf of Black students to gain access to college admissions or lunch counters, or ligitating for the desegregation of southern public schools...
The Moot Court Honorary Round Argument is scheduled for Thursday, April 22 at 5 p.m., with two Tulane Law students making arguments before a distinguished panel of federal judges. Zachary Creel and Lucille "Lucy" Dieckhaus, both 3Ls,  will compete in a virtual format arguing Cohn v. Placerado... Read more
Tulane Law Dean David Meyer has signed on to a letter to Congress from dozens of law deans around the nation asking for increased funding for the Legal Services Corporation, which supports organizations providing legal services to the most vulnerable. “As deans of law schools in the United States... Read more
Tulane Law’s visionary and nationally-ranked sports law program got a significant gift a year ago – creating the nation’s first fully endowed professorship dedicated to sports law. Professor Gabe Feldman, the nation’s leading academic in the field, and the Director of the Sports Law Program, is... Read more
For its efforts to advance diversity in the legal community, Tulane Law School will receive the Louisiana State Bar Association’s 2021 Guardian of Diversity Award. The award is given annually to an organization that has made exemplary contributions to the cause of diversity, equity and inclusion... Read more
Kayla Williams spent the first half of her life stretching her body to its limits in pursuit of a gold medal in gymnastics. Having accomplished that by the time she turned 16, and with the experience of being an elite female athlete, the Tulane Law student now has set her sights on advocating for... Read more
Tulane Center for Environmental Law will hold a virtual symposium focused on equitable food systems on Friday, April 9. Experts on various aspects of food systems will come together for three separate panels for intimate, engaging conversation discussing the intersection of water, food, and... Read more
The annual Tulane Entertainment and Sports Law Conference – where Hollywood and sports titans discuss challenges in their respective industries –  took place virtually this year with three sessions that explored the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on sports and Hollywood. The April 1 event, which came... Read more
He was a pathbreaking trial lawyer who played a stand-out role in some of the most nationally significant litigation of the era, including landmark lawsuits arising from the BP Oil Spill, the Catholic Church sexual abuse scandals, and against Big Tobacco. But, to those who knew him best, Bob... Read more
He left Liberia in 2016 under threat of arrest and death after he helped stop palm oil conglomerates from destroying hundreds of thousands of acres of tropical forest in his home country of Liberia. For astounding work, Alfred Brownell (LLM ’02) has received awards and accolades, along with a safe... Read more
Louisiana has one of the highest immigrant detainee populations in the nation, housed mostly in for-profit immigration detention centers, yet suffers from a scarcity of immigration lawyers. “Louisiana has become an immigration incarceration destination, creating an access to justice crisis,” said... Read more
Forget the “one-in-100-years” storm theories when it comes to energy. Extreme weather events are likely to happen with more frequency because of climate change, and our energy grids will need to prepare accordingly. That was a key takeaway from Tulane’s latest Plug In on the Texas energy crisis,... Read more
Tulane’s 33 Annual Corporate Law Institute – one of the biggest M&A events in the country -- is scheduled March 11-12 in a virtual format.  The two-day event will feature a series of panels tackling the significant issues in corporate law and mergers and acquisitions. Among the leading... Read more
There is something magical happening in the Moot Court Program – lots of winning going on. Over the weekend, the Mock Trial Team – competing in a regional event against 25 others – took first place and is heading to the National Trial Competition finals against some of the best teams in the nation... Read more
Texas’ energy crisis is the topic of a special Tulane "Plug In” hosted by the Tulane Center for Energy Law, which will bring together leading experts to discuss what went wrong and what comes next. The event will be held Tuesday, March 9 from 9-10:30 a.m. (central time) and is titled “Systemic... Read more
The Hon. Thomas C. Wicker, Jr. lived a life of service: A Naval officer who went into battle in World War II, Assistant U.S. Attorney, district court judge, ad-hoc judge for the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Louisiana Supreme Court. Wicker, whose life straddled two centuries that included... Read more