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Tulane Law students help train inmates as 'substitute' counsel
Inmates serving time in prison have no right to free legal representation after the conviction becomes final.   If they want to challenge the constitutionality of their conviction – such as arguing that their attorney was ineffective or that the prosecutor withheld exculpatory evidence...
Tulane Law Associate Dean for Experiential Learning and Public Interest Programs Stacy Seicshnaydre participated Wednesday in the NOLA 300 Forum for Progress and Prosperity, an event sponsored by the Data Center and the New Orleans Business Alliance.Seicshnaydre discussed the April report, “... Read more
It’s been a busy summer for Tulane Law Professor Laila Hlass as the nation debates changes in immigration policy.A nationally-recognized legal expert, her knowledge on immigration law has propelled her to become a respected source on the Trump administration’s push to stop the flow of immigrants... Read more
Tulane Law School alumnus M. Miller Baker (L'84) has been nominated to U.S. Court of International Trade by President Donald Trump.Baker serves as a litigation partner and co-chair of the appellate practice group in the Washington, D.C., office of McDermott Will & Emery, LLP, where he has... Read more
Fifty years ago, Tulane had a milestone when the Class of 1968 graduated the Law School’s first African-American student. That student, Michael Starks, was remarkable and lived a life full of firsts, including becoming the first black lawyer in the New Orleans City Attorney’s Office. On May 19,... 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 held at the John Giffen Weinmann Hall on the eve of 2018 commencement. < Among the top award recipients were Margaret... Read more
Prof. Tania Tetlow, Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff to Tulane President Michael Fitts and the former director of the law school's Domestic Violence Clinic, has been named the next President of Loyola University. Tetlow is the first woman and first lay person to lead the 114-year-old... Read more
For the third straight year, a Tulane law student has won the Burton Award honoring the finest legal writers around the country. Coleman Torrans, a third-year law student and the Senior Articles Editor of the Tulane Law Review, is one of just 15 student writers from the top law schools in the... Read more
There are executives who turn to their legal department for help, and then there those who can help their corporate attorneys along the way. Monica Manolas is the latter. One of the first graduates of Tulane Law School’s Online Master of Jurisprudence Program (MJP) in Labor and Employment Law,... Read more
Three graduating law students have been awarded the prestigious Crest Award, one of Tulane’s highest honors recognizing graduate and undergraduate students. The three, all members of the Class of 2018, are: •    Marisa Andrews, recipient of the Dean Donald R. Moore Award; •    Annie Hundley, who... Read more
Tulane Law School 2018 Commencement is scheduled May 19 at 1 p.m. at Fogelman Arena located in Devlin Fieldhouse. This year, Terry O’Neill, former president of the National Association for Women (NOW), alumna and former faculty member, is the commencement speaker. For the first time, law school... Read more
A Tulane Law School third-year student will receive the 2018 Louisiana State Bar Association Law Student Pro Bono Award for her work on behalf of indigent clients. Kirby Kenny, who has donated 744 hours of free legal work during her three years as a law student, will receive the award at the... 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
Two Tulane students have turned their gripes with renting into a company that could revolutionize how lease agreements are managed.Lydia Winkler, a third-year law and business student and Marco Nelson, Navy Academy graduate and a first-year masters in business administration student (MBA), teamed... Read more
A panel of internationally recognized experts will gather at Tulane Law School on May 8 to discuss the influence of radical extremism in North America and Europe. Titled “Slow and Steady: The Continuous Mainstreaming of Right-Wing Extremism,” the discussion will take place at 5 p.m. May 8 in the at... Read more
Professor Gabe Feldman, director of the Tulane Sports Law Program and Tulane University's Associate Provost for NCAA compliance, was a featured speaker at a special Aspen Institute program May 1 debating “The Future of College Sports.” Feldman was a panelist alongside John Thompson III, former... Read more