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'Fabled' 200-year-old manuscript gifted to Tulane Law School
The most fabled book in Louisiana legal history – the de la Vergne volume -- has been gifted to Tulane Law School, an original founding document that details not only the laws of the 1808 Louisiana territory but also contains the hand-written notes of its principal codifier. The manuscript, a...
Within a month of being sworn in to Tulane Law School’s Domestic Violence Clinic, third-year law student Jessica Greenberg (L ‘18) was already representing a client in a contested day-long trial. “My co-counsel and I were one of the first groups in the clinic to have a hearing,” she said. “I cannot... Read more
Dear Friends: Like most clinic alumni, I remember my first client. She had multiple disabilities and was a survivor of domestic violence. She called me every day. She was extremely grateful for my help and confident in my abilities, even though I had no experience. I did have one secret weapon: The... Read more
Sidney Watson, southwest Louisiana native and fresh out of Harvard Law School, had a mission in 1978: Jump start a legal clinical program from scratch at Tulane Law on a shoestring. “It was something so new, and only a few schools around the country were even thinking about it,” said Watson. By... Read more
A Tulane Law student has been accepted to the prestigious Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum, a Stanford University program dedicated to bringing students at leading Russian and American universities together for research in public policy, business, economics and other disciplines. Brenda Gonzalez, who is... Read more
A Tulane Law alumus has been named general counsel for the expanded U.S. operations of international science and pharmaceutical company Bayer AG. Scott Partridge (A&S '76, L'79), formerly vice president of global strategy for Monsanto, began his new role Oct. 1 after spending most of the summer... Read more
Transcript: Welcome to Tulane News in Review, a wrap up of Tulane experts quoted in national news. The New York Times interviewed Tulane political scientist Mirya Holman in a story about conservative female voters. She also co-authored a piece about hostile sexism for the Washington Post. School of... Read more
It took 11 years and 22 student attorneys from Tulane’s Criminal Justice Clinic to help free Michael Monroe. Last week, after serving 21 years of a life sentence in Louisiana’s State Penitentiary at Angola, Monroe’s legal saga ended; he was resentenced to eight years with credit for time served. At... Read more
First-year students at Tulane University attended a candid discussion about sex, consent and male privilege as they relate to sexual violence during the Tulane Reading Project keynote lecture Tuesday in McAlister Auditorium. Don McPherson, former professional athlete-turned-activist, served as the... Read more
Media scholars, legal minds and reporters for The New York Times and The Washington Post are among more than two dozen experts who will serve as panelists at a freedom of the press conference Sept. 27-28 at Tulane University School of Law. Titled Privacy, News and the Future of Freedom of the Press... Read more
Transcript: A deep into Tulane’s massive fish collection and the university earns top marks in U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings. Here’s the latest Tulane News in Review. U.S. News & World Report released their rankings of the best colleges and Tulane came in at number 44. The... Read more
Visiting Professor of Law Ross Garber spoke at Tulane Law on Constitution Day -- observed annually in honor of the signing of the U.S. Constitution –  with a lecture titled, “The Role of the Judiciary in Presidential Impeachments." Garber is a legal analyst at CNN and nationally-recognized expert... Read more
Studying law can launch a student towards a variety of career paths, but discovering which career is the best fit is often harder for women of color who are blazing trails in the profession. To make that discovery a little easier, Tulane Law School is hosting a panel titled, “Women of Color in Law... Read more
Tulane Law School has launched Tulane-Yongxiong Center for International Credit Law in partnership with Xiangtan University in Hunan Province, China. The significant academic partnership will entail an ongoing exchange of faculty teaching short courses at the two partner institutions, funding... Read more
A Look at the Class of 2021

September 07, 2018

Tulane Law’s Class of 2021 represents greater racial and gender diversity, comes from more regions of the U.S. and is more international, according to stats released by the Office of Admissions. Among them is a former NFL cheerleader, a middle school social studies teacher, a field artillery... Read more
Andrew Taylor, a third-year student at Tulane Law School and pro bono advocate, recently published an article in Environmental Law Reporter, a major environmental law periodical. Taylor’s article, “Union of Concerned Scientists v. Pruitt: Can EPA Purge Its Academic Science Advisors?” analyzes Union... Read more

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