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La. Supreme Court grants emergency admission to students unable to sit for July bar exam
The Louisiana Supreme Court will allow emergency admission to the state bar to applicants unable to sit for the July 27 bar exam after it was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The order effectively adopts the proposal advanced by the deans of Louisiana’s four law schools last week,...
Tulane Law alumnus U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond has been tapped to be the first national co-chairman of the Joe Biden campaign. With the appointment, Richmond (L’98) gains a major leadership role in the former vice president’s 2020 presidential run, a move that The New York Times said “could bolster... Read more
Tulane Law this week will co-host the 10th annual International Conference on the New Haven School of Jurisprudence in Hangzhou, China, an event that studies how legal principles can advance human dignity. The conference – founded and led by Tulane Law Prof. Guiguo Wang – is hosted annually by... Read more
The message of Tulane Law School’s 168th commencement May 18 was about giving back to country and to others through the privilege of the law profession. Keynote speaker Hon. Judge L. Felipe Restrepo (L’86), urged graduates to take chances in their careers, and to give back through pro bono work,... Read more
Tulane Law School honored dozens of third-year students who had excelled in scholarship, leadership, academics and service during the annual Graduation Awards ceremonies Friday, May 17, at the John Giffen Weinmann Hall, on the eve of 2019 commencement.  The class of 2019 has excellend academically... Read more
Tulane Law Professor Kristin Johnson explored the implications of artificial intelligence for American law and public policy at a special program this weekend that kicked off the annual meeting of the prestigious American Law Institute (ALI). Johnson, the McGlinchey Stafford Professor of Law and... Read more
Three Tulane Law students were among the recipients of one of the univeristy’s highest student honors, the Tulane 34 Award. Anais Moore-Jaccard, Erin Marie Morrissey and Radha Venkata Padma Yerramilli, were recognized Thursday, May 17 for their exemplary leadership, service and academic excellence... Read more
The inaugural Tulane Center for Environmental Law $1000 prize for an outstanding comment submitted by a student to the Tulane Environmental Law Journal is going to Daniel Stein, a rising 3L student.  Stein's comment “Protecting the Artic Environment from Northwest Passage Shipping in an Era of... Read more
Note to the New Orleans community: If there is a need locally that’s not being met, please call Tulane student Lydia Winkler. In four years as a Tulane Law and A.B. Freeman School of Business MBA student, she has: Taken to court a landlord who refused to return her deposit and won; Turned that... Read more
There is nothing easy about law school. It is three years of relentless, complex and demanding work. Now imagine attending one of the nation’s most rigorous law schools following a diagnosis – and subsequent treatment – for stomach cancer. “I thought I would have to take time off,” said Gerald... Read more
A Tulane Law alum who migrated to the U.S. as a child and rose to become a distinguished federal judge is this year’s Law School graduation speaker. Judge L. Felipe Restrepo (L’86) will deliver the address to law graduates at the May 18 ceremonies at 4 p.m. at Devlin Fieldhouse.  Restrepo sits on... Read more
Khrista McCarden, Tulane’s Hoffman Fuller Associate Professor of Tax Law, has been awarded tenure, Law Dean David Meyer announced. “Since joining the Tulane Law School faculty last year from Pepperdine School of Law, Khrista McCarden has continued to build a national reputation as a thoughtful and... Read more
National Maritime Services has made a generous gift to Tulane Law School’s William Tetley Lecture in Maritime Law in memory of Patrick Novak (L’89).  Novak, a founding partner of the prominent Miami-based admiralty firm Horr, Novak & Skipp, passed away in November. The gift was made last week... Read more
A Tulane Law alumnus who faced harassment and death threats in his fight to save Liberian tropical forests and preserve the rights of indigenous people, was the recipient of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize, one of the top international environmental awards. Liberian lawyer Alfred... Read more
Louisiana is one of more than two dozen states with a law that criminalizes exposure to HIV, charging, prosecuting, jailing and labeling anyone who potentially exposes another to the virus as a sex offender. An exposition of the broadly-written and punative state law and its impact on women is the... Read more
She’s a respected scholar of property rights, a dedicated educator who engages students and expertly brings to life often arcane laws. She’s also known for having an impressive throwing arm that can send a box of Girl Scout cookies flying to the very back of a classroom and into the hands of... Read more

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