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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 University Law School hosts the Tulane Tax Roundtable for the seventh year March 24, bringing together scholars from around the United States to discuss the most current tax policy issues. The roundtable, co-sponsored by Tulane’s Murphy Institute and Tulane Law School, will showcase the... Read more
Tulane University Law School students are holding Saturday clinics providing free tax return assistance to qualified taxpayers through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. VITA help is available to workers who make $54,000 or less. Student volunteers are IRS-certified to assist with tax... Read more
American Association of Justice Tulane Law’s mock trial team of William Igbokwe, Marco Salgado (both L ’17), Jackson Smith and Anna Potter (both L ’18) won the American Association of Justice regional competition hosted by The University of Alabama School of Law in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, March 9-12,... Read more
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held its annual sitting at Tulane University Law School March 7. Judges James L. Dennis, Jacques L. Wiener Jr. (L ’61) and Catharina Haynes also met with law students over lunch after the morning of arguments.  Here, the judges joined members of the Tulane... Read more
Kevin R. Johnson has been writing about U.S. immigration law and policy for decades. But his expertise might be more timely today than ever as the Trump administration upends the landscape for migrants, refugees and undocumented workers and families. Johnson, who is dean, Mabie-Apallas Professor of... Read more
NOTE POSTED MARCH 13: THE LECTURE HAS BEEN POSTPONED. A NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER. Constitutional scholar Akhil Amar gets people stirred up over his ideas about the document. He’s been described as provocative yet “as comfortable across the table from Clarence Thomas as Stephen Colbert.” By... Read more
When Kim Jordan co-founded New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins, Colorado, the company’s core values from the start included environmental stewardship. So New Belgium tries to serve as a model of sustainability: using alternate energy sources, looking for ways to recycle, seeking vendors that... Read more
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