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Join Tulane Law in June U.S. Supreme Court Swearing-in
Renewing a tradition, Tulane Law School invites alumni to join a group swearing-in ceremony to the U.S. Supreme Court Bar at an event later this summer in Washington, D.C. Those wishing to apply for admission to the U.S. Supreme Court Bar and be sworn in on June 1, 2023, will also enjoy an...
Tulane Law School students enrolled in a class taught by Alan Childress, Conrad Meyer III Professor of Civil Procedure, can add “published author” to their list of accomplishments.In the recent spring seminar ”Advanced Legal Profession,“ students wrote essays and research chapters exploring legal... Read more
Tulane Law School welcomed 75 students enrolled in its online Masters of Jurisprudence in Labor and Employment Law (MJ-LEL) to campus for its first “Immersion Weekend“ on July 28-29. The degree program was launched in 2016 and is designed to give Human Resources professionals a solid grounding in... Read more
In an essay published in Slate, Professor Amy Gajda critiques an emerging legal theory advanced to defend President Donald Trump against defamation claims: that his Twitter rants are not to be taken seriously.  Read more in Slate   
Tulane alumnus Richard Weiss has not only received a very prestigious award but also made history along the way. Weiss is the recipient of the 2017 Claude Pepper Outstanding Government Lawyer Award, presented by the President and Government Lawyer Section of The Florida Bar, and became the first... Read more
Tulane Law School’s Mark Davis, a leading authority on water law and policy, has been named interim director of the ByWater Institute at Tulane University, a new riverfront campus dedicated to coastal restoration and protection. Davis is the founding director of the Tulane Institute on Water... Read more
Law Researchers Map Strategies To Save Coast
From the uncertain future of the Paris climate accord to the first-ever export of U.S. liquefied natural gas (from a Louisiana port, no less) to central Europe to emerging cyber threats against global power grids, a succession of headlines confirms that energy policy is central to the future... Read more
Tulane University Law School has named Kim Talus, a renowned European scholar of energy law, as inaugural holder of the James McCulloch Chair in Energy Law. Talus also will become founding director of the new Tulane Center for Energy Law when he joins the law faculty in January 2018. The chair was... Read more
With exams and the spring semester behind them, Tulane Law faculty gathered looking out over the Mississippi River on a sparkling sunny day for rejuvenating debate: What about trust in government in the Trump era? Can a legal case be made supporting reparations for wrongful enslavement? How can the... Read more
By Mary Cross In March, “Fairly Traceable,” the newest play by Tulane Law School alum Mary Kathryn Nagle (L ’08), premiered in the Wells Fargo Theater at the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles. Delving into climate change’s impact on Native American communities, the work was inspired... Read more
Walter E. Blessey Jr. (A&S ’67, L ’70) says that some of his earliest childhood memories were of toddling on Tulane University’s leafy campus. On May 19, he was back under the oaks at the Audubon Tea Room, just a stone’s throw from campus, accepting a Lifetime Achievement Award from Tulane... Read more
Feisty and fearless, Marian Mayer Berkett fought government corruption as a law student and forged a path for other women in the legal profession. The last surviving member of Tulane Law School’s famed Class of 1937 and Louisiana’s oldest attorney, Berkett died June 4, 2017, at age 104. But she... Read more
Tulane Law School Professor Guiguo Wang, a leading authority on international trade and economic law, visited Oxford University on June 1 to discuss ways in which China’s “Belt and Road” trade initiative might spur new forms of international legal cooperation. In a lecture at Oxford’s China Centre... Read more
ing up, siblings Ann and George Webb knew Tulane University from the inside out. Their father, also named George, taught electrical engineering for 37 years. Their mother, Dorothy Webb (L ’80), started Tulane Law when Ann was in high school and George III in middle school, one of several women in... Read more
U.S. Rep Cedric Richmond (L ’98) Quoting statesman Daniel Webster, Chinese philosopher Confucius and even legendary pro baseball slugger Hank Aaron, U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond urged Tulane University Law School graduates to make sure that “justice and equality are more than just words on a page.” Richmond (L ’98) welcomed members... Read more