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Law alumna lands prestigious Menapace Fellowship
Tulane Law 2018 graduate Rachel Mazur has been awarded the Ralph C. Menapace Fellowship in Urban Land Use Law, sponsored by the Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS). Her two-year term began in September, and she was formally welcomed as the Menapace Fellow during a reception hosted by the J....
Constitutional scholar Akhil Reed 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.” Federal appellate Judge Richard Posner once called Amar “an entertaining writer” but an... Read more
A veritable Who’s Who list of entertainment executives descended on Tulane Law School in April for a major conference examining the rapidly shifting frontiers of the entertainment industry. The conference featured a keynote discussion on the future of Film and Television entertainment between... Read more
Maritime law students in Prof. Raymond Waid’s Cargo class are about to enter tough negotiations on how to move goods from one country to another by sea. They’ll enter these mock negotiations April 5 with one bonus not afforded them in real life: Each team will get a coach from CMA CGM, one of the... Read more
A distinguished maritime arbitrator and professor of legal practice who has served as an international maritime judge is the featured speaker of the William Tetley Lecture in Maritime Law on Tuesday April 3, at Tulane Law School.Prof. Anselmo Reyes of the University of Hong Kong will lecture on “... Read more
The East Coast’s latest Nor’easter this week brought snow and headaches to Philadelphia, but a gift to Tulane Law students: Judge Felipe Restrepo (L ’86), in town to preside over Tulane’s Moot Court Honorary Round and  grounded in sunny New Orleans for two days, volunteered to help teach oral-... Read more
  On those tablets are the names of some of the best-known Tulane Law graduates, many of whom went on to have distinguished careers that enabled them to influence cases – and law-making -- around the globe. In recent years, however, through lack of funding and dedicated alumni involvement, the... Read more
New SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson wants greater, and more prompt, disclosure of cyber security breaches at publicly-traded companies, he said Thursday during the 30th annual Tulane Corporate Law Institute. Jackson, the two-day event’s keynote speaker, hinted that the SEC – on the heels of... Read more
America’s democracy has given more weight to individual voices in selecting presidential candidates in the last century – diminishing the role of political parties – and that may not be a good thing. That’s the conclusion of Tulane Law’s McGlinchey lecturer, Prof. Richard Pildes of New York... Read more
For the second year, Professor Ann Lipton is gathering top corporate and securities scholars from around the country to explore changes in the industry at the Tulane Corporate Law Conference March 17. The event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Tulane Law School’s John Giffen Weinmann Hall, Room... Read more
Tulane Law School in the spring launched the Tulane Center for Energy Law, under the direction of the inaugural McCulloch Chair in Energy Law, Prof. Kim Talus. Talus, considered one of the most prominent energy lawyers in Europe, is spearheading the major new investment in energy law studies at... Read more
Tulane Law School is hosting a two-day conference that will explore the legal and practical challenges of racial reconciliation around the world. The event March 16-17 is titled, “A Conference of Global Perspectives: Regimes of Redress and Reparations, Transitional Justice and the Rule of Law”... Read more
Tulane’s Journal of Law & Sexuality is hosting a symposium on legal issues in the LGBT community on Friday, March 16.Titled “Reviewing the Past, Anticipating the Future,” the symposium runs from 1 to 6 p.m. at Tulane Law School’s John Giffen Weinmann Hall, 6329 Freret St., Room 157.  A... Read more
Jean-Michel Cousteau, who has lived most of his life submerged in the vastness of the world’s oceans, believes the key to saving our marine life is knowledge. Cousteau, in one of the most poignant presentations at Tulane Law School in recent memory, made a significant adjustment to the legacy of... Read more
Tulane Law School will host the annual McGlinchey Lecture on Federal Litigation Wednesday, March 14, featuring New York University Law School Professor Richard H. Pildes, who will speak on “Defending Political Elites in the Era of Participatory Democracy.”The event is scheduled for 5 p.m. in the... Read more
Newly-confirmed Securities and Exchange Commissioner Robert Jackson Jr. is the headline speaker at Tulane University Law School’s 30th annual Corporate Law Institute (CLI) March 15-16 at the Roosevelt Waldorf Astoria Hotel in downtown New Orleans. The Tulane Corporate Law Institute, now in its... Read more