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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 constitutional framers created a system of checks and balances, including an independent judiciary, precisely because they foresaw the rise of someone who, like Donald Trump, won the presidency on a message that citizens couldn’t trust the system and only he could fix it, Yale Law Professor... Read more
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals holds its annual sitting at Tulane University Law School March 7. A panel of Judges James L. Dennis, Jacques L. Wiener Jr. (L ’61) and Catharina Haynes is scheduled to hear arguments in three cases starting at 9 a.m. in the Wendell H. Gauthier Appellate Moot... Read more
Kevin Yorn’s path to representing entertainment elites including Ellen DeGeneres, Matthew McConaughey, Zoe Saldana and South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone wound through the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. As a 2014 Wall Street Journal profile tells it, Yorn (L ’90) spent... Read more
During February, the Tulane Center for Intellectual Property Law and Culture, Copyright Research Lab, Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking, Tulane Technology and IP Society, Tulane University Law School and Tulane's Howard-Tilton Memorial Library collaborated on the university's... Read more
By Barri Bronston The David Vitter Congressional Papers have become the latest acquisition of the Louisiana Research Collection (LaRC) at Tulane University, joining the papers of dozens of Louisiana political figures from Huey P. Long (L ’15) to Lindy Boggs. The collection contains materials... Read more
A hundred alumni, current students and faculty gathered Feb. 1 to celebrate the work of the Tulane University Law School clinical program. Established in 1979, Tulane Law clinics currently represent children, indigent defendants, victims of discrimination and domestic violence and vulnerable... Read more
Professionals from across the National Basketball Association, in New Orleans for the All-Star Game, gave Tulane University students a behind-the-scenes view of the league Feb. 17. Team executives shared insights into a rapidly evolving business in which whirlwind technology quickly turns broadcast... Read more
Two Tulane University Law School leaders in clinical education have been honored in the 2017 New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law class. Professors Becki Kondkar, director of the Tulane Domestic Violence Clinic, and Katherine Mattes, director of the Tulane Criminal Law Clinic, are among... Read more
Retired Rear Adm. Frederick Kenney, director of the Legal Affairs and External Relations Division of the London-based International Maritime Organization, delivered Tulane University Law School’s William Tetley Memorial Lecture in Maritime Law on Feb. 15, 2017. Title: Global Regulation of Ships:... Read more
Professor Amy Gajda received the William A. Kaplin Award for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy Scholarship Feb. 11 at the National Conference on Law and Higher Education, organized by Stetson University Law School in Orlando, Florida. The award honors a scholar for outstanding published... Read more
Tulane Law School’s mock trial team of William Igbokwe, Marco Salgado and Brian Trepanier (all L ’17) won the 10th annual John L. Costello Mock Trial Tournament hosted by Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University Feb. 9-12 in Fairfax, Virginia. The trio topped 31 teams from around the... Read more
Yale Law Professor Jack M. Balkin calls himself a constitutional originalist, but he doesn’t mean a Justice Antonin Scalia style of originalist who looks to the founders when confronting modern legal conundrums. Balkin talks about “living originalism,” provocatively merging two supposedly... Read more
NBA Day at Tulane

February 15, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017 Lavin-Bernick Center on Tulane’s Uptown Campus, Room 203 Breakfast, Lunch, and Refreshments will be served Program:10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.NBA Legends Jam Session: A Conversation with Mike Dunleavy Sr. and Rick Barry Mike Dunleavy Sr. – Head Coach, Tulane Men’s Basketball... Read more
With the NBA All-Star Weekend just days away, Tulane University is preparing to welcome the NBA to its uptown campus for several days of activities, from panel discussions with front office executives to basketball clinics for local school children.  “We are excited to be part of the NBA All-Star... Read more
The Trump administration’s hasty immigration crackdown has panicked families, sent dangerous signals to the rest of the world and burdened lawyers trying to defend the executive actions, lawyers and scholars said at a Tulane University Law School discussion Feb. 8. “How do you create the most chaos... Read more

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