Born in segregated America, George Marion Strickler was a man who spent most of his life fighting to end the practice, whether it was protesting on behalf of Black students to gain access to college admissions or lunch counters, or ligitating for the desegregation of southern public schools...
To the Tulane Law Community:
With most of the nation, I watched yesterday’s attack on the U.S. Capitol with revulsion. The images of a mob storming the seat of our democracy to obstruct lawmakers’ performance of their constitutional duties were shocking. Yet they were also sadly familiar. For... Read more
A Tulane Law alumna has been named Global and U.S. Chair of Norton Rose Fulbright, becoming the first woman of color to hold both positions.
Shauna Clark (L’94) also makes history as the only woman of color to lead a top 200 grossing law firm in the U.S., according to a story in the ABA Journal... Read more
Two Tulane Law School professors who are leading voices in immigration law have been named Bellow Scholars by the American Association of Law Schools, an honor recognizing innovative research projects by clinical legal educators that employ empirical analysis.
Profs. Laila Hlass and Mary Yanik, co... Read more
The Civil Rights and Federal Practice Clinic spent part of the fall semester in preparation for arguments on a federal appeal in a case involving excessive force.
Three students, AsheLee Singleton, Rachel Jokinen and Price Ciolino, all third-year law students, prepared for weeks to argue with... Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic took a lot from students at Tulane Law School – much more than live events and in-person classes.
For second-and-third-year law students, the crucial aspect of networking with alumni and lawyers working in their preferred field became more complicated than ever.
Ryan... Read more
Law students in Tulane’s Immigrant Rights Clinic may have saved the life of their client Luis Nuñez Saavedra by carefully listening to his story and taking quick action to win his release from detention.
Third-year law students Gabriela Cruz and Trinidad Reyes paid attention when their client, a... Read more
The hearing on a motion about a plastic plant’s air quality permit in St. James Parish was expected to be procedural. Instead, a student-attorney from Tulane Law persuaded a judge that more review of the plant’s permit was in order on the basis of environmental justice.
The case involving the... Read more
Tulane Center for Environmental Director Mark Davis said it best, "At a time when uncertainty was a constant, Tulane Law’s environmental program was steadfast: Teaching, serving, and mentoring in ways that matter in times that matter." Tulane, despite the COVID-19 crisis, was front and center on... Read more
Days before Tulane Law School closed its doors and the COVID-19 quarantine began, the 25th Annual Tulane Environmental Law & Policy Summit presented more than 20 panels over two days, covering a span of subjects from oyster management to climate change and risk allocation in the insurance and... Read more
Larry Kahn (L’95) wasn’t exactly planning to be an entrepreneur after practicing maritime law for 20 years in one of the most prestigious firms in New York.
Yet in 2014, enticed by launching a startup that recycles old ships (a growing part of the maritime industry), his career took a turn that... Read more
President-Elect Joe Biden has named Tulane Law alumnus U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (L’98) to a key White House post, serving as Senior Advisor and Director of the Office of Public Engagement.
Richmond, a New Orleanian who supported Biden as the national co-chair of his presidential campaign, and of... Read more
Tulane Law’s First Amendment Clinic has sued the Town of Gramercy over an ordinance that requires a permit and payment of a $10,000 bond to hold peaceful protests.
The ordinance effectively prevented a grass-roots citizen organization, RISE St. James, from holding a peaceful march opposing... Read more
As students in Stephen Griffin’s Law of Democracy class at Tulane University School of Law, Alyssa McCain and Catherine Meyer immersed themselves in all things elections, from voter participation and campaign finance to racial discrimination and voting rights.
They studied the laws of individual... Read more
Tulane Law, in collaboration with Southern Methodist University's Dedman School of Law, is hosting a virtual symposium on the implications of artificial intelligence on society.
Led by Tulane Law Prof. Kristin Johnson, an expert in artificial intelligence in financial markets, and Prof. Carla... Read more
The first thing you notice in working with Prof. Tonya Jupiter is her irrepressible spirit. It is her signature, part of every interaction, and it belies the challenges of coordinating Tulane Law’s legendary Pro Bono Program.
Jupiter (L’94) is the Associate Director for Pro Bono and Advocacy... Read more