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'Fabled' 200-year-old manuscript gifted to Tulane Law School
The most fabled book in Louisiana legal history – the de la Vergne volume -- has been gifted to Tulane Law School, an original founding document that details not only the laws of the 1808 Louisiana territory but also contains the hand-written notes of its principal codifier. The manuscript, a...
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
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

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