A new report co-authored by Tulane Law’s Immigrant Rights Clinic shows that more than 100,000 abused or abandoned immigrant youths are in limbo as a backlog in cases for youth hoping to apply for green cards has more than doubled in the last two years.
End the Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (...
Thanks to Southern Rep, the region’s premiere professional theatre, the Tulane Environmental Law Society has the opportunity to make a little “green”. The Theatre recently announced its partnership with local environmental groups to increase awareness about local “green” issues and commits to going... Read more
Peace by PIEC: Raising Awareness One Film at a Time
A documentary series addressing local, national, and international issues, presented by the SBA’s Public Interest Executive Committee of Tulane University Law School.
Performances will take place nightly, Monday, March 2 - Friday, March 6,... Read more
Judge Michael McConnel, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, will deliver this year's McGlinchey Lecture entitled, “Schism and Last Rites In the French Quarter: the Supreme Court's First, and Most Myterious, Free Excercise Case.“ The Lecture will take place Monday, February 16, 2009, at 5... Read more
Over the last twenty years, the field of intellectual property has grown in both size and importance. As the United States has shifted from a manufacturing-based economy to an information-based economy, the legal regimes which protect information (including patents, copyrights, and trademarks) have... Read more
Tulane Law School proudly presents the Deutsch Lecture, featuring Johan Gerrit Lammers, Former Legal Adviser of the Netherlands Ministry of Affairs (1999 – 2007). The Lecture, entitled “The (Changing) Role of the Legal Adviser of a Ministry of Foreign Affairs,” will take place Wednesday, January 28... Read more
Tulane Law School proudly presents the 12th Eason-Weinmann Lecture on Comparative Law*. This year, the lecture serves as an opening address of the
International Colloquium: Celebrating the Bicentennial of the Louisiana Civil Code, 1808-2008. Professor Antonio Gambaro, University of Milan faculty... Read more
Lee C. Bollinger, Columbia University president and professor of law, will deliver the Phelps Lecture on Tuesday, October 14, 2008, at 5:00 p.m. One of the nation's most critically acclaimed legal scholars of the First Amendment and freedom of speech, Bollinger entitles his lecture “Uninhibited,... Read more
The Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium was first held in October 2003. The brainchild of Dr. Lunney and Dr. Meurer, the WIP IP Colloquium follows a conference protocol that was common in the field of economics, but relatively unknown in the field of law at the time. Specifically,... Read more
Panel balks at trial law change: Bill would make law match ruling on incompetent defendants
ADVOCATE CAPITOL NEWS BUREAU
, Baton Rouge – Asked to make Louisiana law comply with a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision involving mentally incompetent defendants, a Senate committee on Tuesday... Read more
Climate Change: In the Community
& the Courtroom
April 4 & 5 2008
Tulane Law School's 13th Annual Environmental Conference on Law, Science, & the Public Interest will take place on April 4-5, 2008. The overarching theme this year is “Climate Change: In the Community and the... Read more
Professor Jack L. Goldsmith will deliver this year’s McGlinchey Lecture entitled, “Why International Human Rights Litigation Violates International Law”.
The Dermot S. McGlinchey Lecture on Federal Litigation will take place on April 7, 2008, at 5:00 p.m. in Room 110 of Tulane Law School’s John... Read more
Professor Paul Marcus will deliver this year’s Dreyfous Lecture entitled, “Capital Punishment, A Comparative Perspective”. The George Abel and Mathilde Schwab Dreyfous Lecture in Civil Liberties and Human Rights will take place on March 31, 2008, at 5:00 p.m. in Room 110 of Tulane Law School’s John... Read more
“The Litigation Explosion – Myth or Reality?”
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Arthur R. Miller - one of the nation's most distinguished legal scholars in the areas of civil procedure, copyright, and privacy, and a renowned commentator on the law and society – will deliver this year’s Gauthier Lecture entitled... Read more
This July, New Orleans Magazine is awarding Tania Tetlow, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Tulane Law School Domestic Violence Clinic, one of the city's “Ten Top Female Achievers.” The recipients of the award, chosen by the publication, are outstanding women in the community who have... Read more