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Tulane Law graduation honors resiliency of the Class of 2024
Amid fanfare and celebration, Tulane Law School said goodbye to its 173rd graduating class, the Class of 2024, which overcame the early stages of the COVID pandemic and Hurricane Ida, forcing the start of their law school journey online. Tulane Law conferred degrees on more than 300...
Current and past commissioners from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), energy titans, leaders in the energy bar, and Tulane Law and Business professors will provide their insights into the future of energy law at the Tulane Energy Law Forum in October.  The Tulane Energy Forum is a... Read more
Some gave because their time at Tulane Law was life-changing; others, for the promise of the next generation of lawyers. A handful celebrated a golden milestone – their 50th reunion – by giving, while a few families chose to make gifts to honor the memory of those they lost, great lawyers trained... Read more
Making life a little easier for those in creative industries is the goal of a new book collaboration by Tulane Law Professor Elizabeth Townsend Gard and her offspring and artist, Sidne K. Gard.  The book is called Just Wanna Trademark for Makers (C&T Publishing) and is co-written by the duo.... Read more
The Murphy Institute’s Center on Law and the Economy will host a visit by Mark T. Uyeda, one of five Commissioners on the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, on September 28 at the School of Law. Commissioner Uyeda is the first Asian Pacific American to serve as an SEC Commissioner.  ... Read more
For a life dedicated to making the profession better, Judge Karen Wells Roby (L’87), a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana and a stalwart supporter of Tulane Law, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society. The... Read more
With the new academic year beginning at Tulane Law, it’s also the season for the Tulane Inn of Court.   The now 36-year-old organization is a non-partisan association that promotes professionalism between lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals who share a passion for excellence in their... Read more
Some of the best jobs in the future of law are those that will be generated in the fledgling space law industry, Tulane Law alumna and donor Darleen Jacobs told students. Jacobs spoke briefly at the official launch of the Tulane Space Law Program, an event marked by discussions with key experts of... Read more
Who is liable when space debris lands on earth, causing damage? Can any nation claim ownership over a section of space? And what should healthcare look like beyond Earth's atmosphere? These and other pressing questions will be part of an event to officially launch Tulane’s Space Law Program on... Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent affirmative action decision will be the topic of Tulane Law’s annual commemoration of Constitution Day on Sept. 18. This year’s lecturer is attorney David Hinojosa, Director of the Educational Opportunities Project at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under... Read more
Tulane University President Michael A. Fitts never misses a chance to celebrate the excellence of Tulane, and this week he did just that, highlighting an extraordinary year of achievement among students, faculty and staff as part of his annual State of the University address. Fitts, now in his... Read more
Tulane Law Professor Tonya Rhodes Jupiter (L’94) is the recipient of the Dr. Norman C. Francis Award from the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society. Jupiter, who is Tulane Law’s Associate Dean of Experiential Learning and Public Interest Programs, will receive the award at Martinet’s... Read more
 When Tulane Law School first offered a sports law certificate in 1993, many did not understand why any law school would bother. “No one even knew what it was,” said sports law icon Professor Gary Roberts, who launched Tulane’s Sports Law Program and is the former Dean of the Indiana University... Read more
The Tulane Women’s Prison Project has been named an honoree of the “Champions of Change” Award by the nonprofit Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response (STAR). STAR is a leading nonprofit dedicated to supporting survivors of sexual trauma, improving systems response, and creating social change to... Read more
If there is one thing Joe West believes in, it’s that every law firm --  every company--  is more successful because of diversity, equity and inclusion. The partner and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at the Washington DC office of the prestigious Duane Morris Law Firm has seen the... Read more
For more than a decade, Tulane’s Institute for Water Resources Law & Policy has hosted two post-graduate fellows each year to conduct research on the pressing environmental legal issues affecting waterways. The prestigious fellowship has provided young legal scholars with invaluable experience... Read more