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She gave her kidney to a stranger. Now, Tulane Law student wants others to follow
Last spring, a month after applying to Tulane Law School, Rowan Bienes was in an Arlington-area hospital, heading into the operating room to remove one of her kidneys. That morning, the staff at the Inova Fairfax Kidney Transplant Center lined the hallways as Bienes was wheeled by, clapping, and...
When the boys of summer come to New Orleans, there’s one law professor they often seek to help them blend together into a cohesive team: Tulane Law’s Joel Friedman. For years, Friedman has worked with the Los Angeles Dodgers’ minor league managers and coaches to help them improve teaching and... Read more
Tulane Law Professor Adam Babich has been elected as a Fellow to the prestigious American College of Environmental Lawyers. At Tulane since 2000, Babich has been a distinguished voice for environmental law, serving until last year as the director of the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic. He teaches... Read more
One of the 11 “pioneers” of Tulane Law School’s Master of Jurisprudence in Labor and Employment Law (MJL) has been named president of the cement division of a global building materials company, just weeks after receiving her degree.Monica Manolas (MJL’18), has joined CRH Materials America as... Read more
Following an expansive international search, Tulane Law School welcomed five new faculty members this summer. The new faculty include three highly accomplished scholars recruited from other law schools, a new Clinical Instructor in Tulane’s Domestic Violence Clinic, and a new Forrester Fellow... Read more
Tulane Law Adjunct Professor Ross Garber, a nationally-prominent impeachment law expert, has joined the network CNN as a legal analyst. Garber tweeted out the announcement in early June, saying he was “thrilled to be joining the @CNN team as a Legal Analyst. Hoping to help make sense of the day’s... Read more
Professor Sally Richardson has been elected secretary of the Association of Law, Property and Society (ALPS) for the 2018-19 year at its annual conference, which was recently held at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands.The organization brings together more than 150 international... Read more
Tulane Law alumni and federal Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo (L'86), paid homage recently to America's immigrants at an event honoring community leaders in Philadelphia.  Restrepo, who was born in Colombia and migrated to the United States in 1962 with his parents, spoke at the “I Am An American... Read more
Tulane Law Associate Dean for Experiential Learning and Public Interest Programs Stacy Seicshnaydre participated Wednesday in the NOLA 300 Forum for Progress and Prosperity, an event sponsored by the Data Center and the New Orleans Business Alliance.Seicshnaydre discussed the April report, “... Read more
It’s been a busy summer for Tulane Law Professor Laila Hlass as the nation debates changes in immigration policy.A nationally-recognized legal expert, her knowledge on immigration law has propelled her to become a respected source on the Trump administration’s push to stop the flow of immigrants... Read more
Tulane Law School alumnus M. Miller Baker (L'84) has been nominated to U.S. Court of International Trade by President Donald Trump.Baker serves as a litigation partner and co-chair of the appellate practice group in the Washington, D.C., office of McDermott Will & Emery, LLP, where he has... Read more
Fifty years ago, Tulane had a milestone when the Class of 1968 graduated the Law School’s first African-American student. That student, Michael Starks, was remarkable and lived a life full of firsts, including becoming the first black lawyer in the New Orleans City Attorney’s Office. On May 19,... Read more
Tulane Law School honored dozens of third-year students who had excelled in scholarship, leadership, academics and service during the annual Graduation Awards ceremonies held at the John Giffen Weinmann Hall on the eve of 2018 commencement. < Among the top award recipients were Margaret... Read more
Prof. Tania Tetlow, Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff to Tulane President Michael Fitts and the former director of the law school's Domestic Violence Clinic, has been named the next President of Loyola University. Tetlow is the first woman and first lay person to lead the 114-year-old... Read more
For the third straight year, a Tulane law student has won the Burton Award honoring the finest legal writers around the country. Coleman Torrans, a third-year law student and the Senior Articles Editor of the Tulane Law Review, is one of just 15 student writers from the top law schools in the... Read more
There are executives who turn to their legal department for help, and then there those who can help their corporate attorneys along the way. Monica Manolas is the latter. One of the first graduates of Tulane Law School’s Online Master of Jurisprudence Program (MJP) in Labor and Employment Law,... Read more