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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...
The 29th Tulane Admiralty Law Institute (ALI) will focus on the Jones Act – and where this legislation that helps protect America’s maritime industry stands 100 years after its enactment – during its biennial conference March 30 to April 1. The three-day ALI conference – the nation’s premier event... Read more
While Louisiana is uniquely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, it is also uniquely positioned to take advantage of emerging opportunities in the transition to renewable energy, Gov. John Bel Edwards said during his keynote speech at the 27th annual Tulane Environmental Law and Policy... Read more
The Tulane Federalist Society will host a talk by Judge William H. Pryor, a 1987 Tulane Law graduate and the Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeal for the 11th Circuit. Pryor’s visit will be at the law school on Wednesday, March 23 at 5 p.m. in Weinmann Hall, 6329 Freret Street. A reception will... Read more
The legal tenet of “orthodoxy” – that is, a citizen’s right to be free from government orthodoxy –  often cited in judicial opinions on federal issues, is the subject of the Tulane Law McGlinchey Lecture on Federal Litigation March 21. The McGlinchey Lecture, which begins at 5 p.m. in the law... Read more
Tulane Law will launch a new program in space law with a generous gift of $1 million from alumna Darleen Jacobs (L’81). The program will leverage Tulane’s world-leading strength in maritime law to address related legal issues now emerging with the private exploration and exploitation of space.... Read more
For the sixth year, Tulane Law Professor Ann Lipton is gathering top corporate and securities scholars from around the country to explore changes in the industry at the Tulane Corporate & Securities Law Roundtable March 19, immediately following the annual Corporate Law Institute. The event... Read more
Tulane Law’s premier M&A conference, the 34th annual Corporate Law Institute is taking place both in-person and online March 17-18 at the Roosevelt Hotel in downtown New Orleans. This year’s event includes panels not only on M&A, but also on robust issues including emerging trends in ESG... Read more
When The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University officially opens on Thursday, March 10, some of the most popular and thought-provoking authors will be in attendance. Even better, many of those authors are already affiliated with Tulane University. Faculty and staff from across the... Read more
As he watches his nation suffering, Tulane Law alumnus Ivan Bondarchuk is desperately asking the university community to assist Ukraine in the form of information sharing and aid. “Every day the attack (by Russia) is supported by massive missile fire and rocket launchers. While talking about ‘a... Read more
Gov. John Bel Edwards is the keynote speaker for the 27th annual Tulane Environmental Law and Policy Summit March 11-12, which this year is themed “Environmental Litigation.” Louisiana’s governor will speak live from the law school building, Weinmann Hall, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 11, and his... Read more
The Tulane Law School Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparations to people who make $58,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns.   The clinic is run by Tulane... Read more
Tulane Prof. Gary “Hoov” Hoover, the Executive Director of the Murphy Institute and an internationally-recognized scholar of economics, race and public policy, has been appointed an Affiliated Faculty Member of Tulane Law School. Hoover came to Tulane last year, selected to lead the prestigious... Read more
Two Tulane Law alumnae have been confirmed to ambassadorships within the Biden administration, and another has been appointed Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organization. Vicky Reggie Kennedy (NC ’76, L’79), formerly a senior counsel at Greenberg, Traurig, was confirmed as Ambassador... Read more
Raised in rural Alabama, in part by her grandmother, third-year Tulane Law student Sara Wood experienced first-hand how low-income communities are denied access to justice solely because of their poverty. She became the first college graduate in her family through sheer grit and hard work and is... Read more
The last time legal activist Thyn Zar Oo saw her mother was in a crowded tea shop where they had to secretly meet in downtown Yangon in Myanmar (Burma). Oo had been in hiding for months – moving with her children from safe house to safe house, fleeing the military junta that toppled the... Read more

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