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Maybe it was one of their first encounters during 1L orientation week that sealed their friendship. No matter when they became friends, Andrea Ewalefo and AsheLee Singleton – classmates, regular study partners, and soon-to be Tulane Law graduates – unequivocally know that a bond was formed the...
Something is happening. A court in Argentina grants a writ of habeas corpus to a chimpanzee, held in captivity. A court in Colombia follows, this time with a bear, characterizing it as a “sentient being.” A court in New Zealand ratifies a consent agreement according the Whanganui River its own... Read more
The Tulane Maritime Law Center hosted back-to-back events in Panama in October, gathering lawyers, government officials, and scholars to chart the future of maritime trade in the wake of a $5.25-billion expansion of the Panama Canal. The events included a day-long seminar on emerging issues in... Read more
It was, ironically, the ceaseless conflict of work as a litigator that led John Allelo (L ’87) into some of the world’s most fraught conflict zones, working with refugees, former child soldiers, and victims of genocide.It all happened because he took a risk – taking a leave of absence from his... Read more
Within a month of being sworn in to Tulane Law School’s Domestic Violence Clinic, third-year law student Jessica Greenberg was already representing a client. “My co-counsel and I were one of the first groups in the clinic to have a hearing,” she said. “I cannot think of any better preparation than... Read more
Perhaps there is no nobler aspect of a Tulane Law School education than the tradition of providing pro bono community service to indigent clients and the public. Since the Pro Bono program began 30 years ago, Tulane students have donated more than 600,000 hours of legal assistance to the New... Read more
Tulane University Law School graduates had the highest passing rate on the Louisiana State Bar Exam administered in July, according to results released by the Louisiana Supreme Court Committee. In all, 91 percent of Tulane students passed the bar on their first attempt, compared to the state... Read more
Within a month of being sworn in to Tulane Law School’s Domestic Violence Clinic, third-year law student Jessica Greenberg was already representing a client. “My co-counsel and I were one of the first groups in the clinic to have a hearing,” she said. “I cannot think of any better preparation... Read more
Professor Nick Stephanopoulos, a professor from the University of Chicago, will be speaking to the Tulane chapter of the American Constitution Society about political gerrymandering this Friday at 4 p.m. in room 110. Professor Stephanopoulos will be arguing Gill v. Whitford before the Supreme... Read more
WHAT: The Dreyfous Lecture on Civil Liberties and Human Rights: “Butterfly Politics: A Theory of Social Change Through Legal Practice.” Book signing available after the lecture.  WHO: Legal scholar and author Catharine A. MacKinnon, the Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the University of... Read more
On Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, the Tulane Law School will celebrate Constitution Day, a day observed annually in honor of the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution. In recognition of Constitution Day, the Law School will hold a panel presentation examining key issues before the U.S. Supreme... Read more
Tulane Law School will celebrate the life and legacy of the late John Weinmann Tuesday, Sept. 5 at the building that bears his name, John Giffen Weinmann Hall, 6329 Freret St. Weinmann, who served as ambassador to Finland under President George H.W. Bush, died June 9, 2016 at age 87. Tulane Law... Read more
A walking tour of English legal history sites. A visit to the highest court of the United Kingdom. A private tour of one of England’s historic Inns of Court. If you’re an alum or friend of Tulane Law School and headed to London for the game between the New Orleans Saints and the Miami Dolphins on... Read more
When Tulane Law School alumnus Timothy Francis and his wife Ashley were considering major donations of art to Tulane University, there was one piece in particular they envisioned for the Law School’s Weinmann Hall.  It is a painting of the late great jazz musician Lionel Hampton by renowned African... Read more
Erin J. Law (L ’99), in-house counsel with Morgan Stanley in New York, won the ABA Pro Bono Publico Award for her exemplary leadership in pro bono service, including helping to launch Morgan Stanley’s pro bono program. An associate at Weil Gotshal & Manges in New York before moving to Morgan... Read more
Registration is open now for the Tulane Law School Alumni Program in London, which will be held Friday, Sept. 29 – Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Join Dean David Meyer and fellow alumni for a series of events across the pond during the weekend of the Saints-Dolphins NFL game in London. Events include a... Read more

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