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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....
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
President Trump has nominated two Tulane Law alumni to the United States Sentencing Commission, an independent, non-partisan body that oversees the federal sentencing guidelines and advises on criminal sentencing policy.     On March 1, the President nominated Judge William H. Pryor, Jr., of the U... Read more
A Tulane appellate moot court team’s outstanding performance has earned it the right to compete internationally at Oxford University in England.The Tulane team, composed of Peter Hull, Catherine Nunez, and Lauren Starnes, all third-year students and veteran moot court advocates, finished in second... Read more
Three law school students accepted a challenge in the Fall – to lead their respective classes and represent them in the Student Bar Association. When all the ballots were counted and the dust settled, Tulane Law’s three class presidents smiled at the realization that for the first time in recent... Read more
Jay Jensen and Alexis Tringas People with disabilities receiving assistance through the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) will have an easier time keeping those benefits thanks to the help of two Tulane Law students. Alexis Tringas and Jay Jensen, both third-year law students in the Civil Rights and Federal Practice... Read more
People with disabilities receiving assistance through the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) will have an easier time keeping those benefits thanks to the help of two Tulane Law students. Alexis Tringas and Jay Jensen, both third-year law students in the Civil Rights and Federal Practice... Read more
In a continued expansion of Tulane Law School’s offerings relating to immigration law, the Tulane University Legal Assistance Program (TULAP) has hired its first immigration attorney and is now offering aid to students, staff, and faculty facing legal challenges relating to their immigration... Read more
Calling on the legal profession to champion democratic values and achieve justice, Tulane Law School alumna Judy Perry Martinez addressed the American Bar Association House of Delegates as ABA president-elect nominee. Earlier this week during the ABA’s Midyear Meeting in Vancouver, Martinez (L’82)... Read more
Kim Talus, the inaugural James McCulloch Chair in Energy Law, joined Tulane Law School in late January and is already at work in the classroom and in launching a new Tulane Center for Energy Law.Talus, considered one of the most prominent energy lawyers in Europe, moved to Tulane from Finland,... Read more
The second annual Tulane-LSU Special Olympics Unified Rivalry Basketball Game was held Feb. 3 at Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse on the uptown campus of Tulane University. The game featured teams of Special Olympians and students from Tulane and LSU competing for the coveted Unified Rivalry Cup... Read more
Tulane Law students and their entrepreneurial law professor Elizabeth Townsend Gard have unleashed a grass-roots “army” studying the role of creativity and law in stoking the transformation of quilting from a folk-art craft into a multi-billion-dollar industry. On Tuesday, Townsend Gard’s... Read more
Getting a mock salary deal between an NFL player and owners drew 36 teams to Tulane Law School Jan. 26-27 for the Professional Football Negotiation Competition which entered its fourth year organized by the Tulane Sports Law Society. The finals brought two teams together; Chapman University Law... Read more
Finding a successful career path in law takes more than just earning a JD.  It requires opportunities to develop practice skills through clinics and externships and networking skills with professionals who can offer guidance. Tulane hosted such a full-day event Jan. 27 to help students to hone... Read more
Despite growth in the number of judges on Louisiana’s benches, minority representation has barely increased, a new Tulane University study has found.That study is part of a panel discussion hosted by Tulane Law School Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. in Room 110 that will look at gender and racial diversity in... Read more
It was a battle of players versus owners last week as Tulane Law hosted the annual International Baseball Arbitration Competition which brought dozens of law school competitors to campus for mock negotiations. The competition, which is run by the Tulane Sports Law Society, simulates a salary... Read more

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