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First Amendment Clinic defends driver's right to fly anti-Biden flags
It’s hard to miss the giant white pick-up truck adorned with huge red, white, and black flags rolling down the streets of the tiny fishing town of Grand Isle, Louisiana.  Especially when those red, white, and black flags say “F*** BIDEN” (without the asterisks).  And also F*** everyone...
Tulane Law’s annual recognition of Constitution Day takes place Friday, Sept. 17 from noon to 1 p.m. in a virtual format. This year’s event will highlight “Voting Rights and the Constitution” with a panel that includes Allegra Lawrence-Hardy, the lead counsel representing Fair Fight Action in the... Read more
Born in segregated America, George Marion Strickler was a man who spent most of his life fighting to end the practice, whether it was protesting on behalf of Black students to gain access to college admissions or lunch counters, or ligitating for the desegregation of southern public schools. As a... Read more
Dean Meyer’s Message to the Tulane Law community   Dear Tulane Law Community,   For those of you who were in the path of Hurricane Ida, whether here in Louisiana or on its sweep northward through Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York... Read more
Almost everything about Max Nathan was larger than life. When he practiced law, he became one of the nation’s leading estate planning attorneys. As a scholar, he studied Shakespeare and founded a festival in New Orleans to honor the bard. As an educator, he went all in, teaching generations of... Read more
Law alumna and civic leader Cheryl Teamer, who rose from the ranks of law student to lead the legislative affairs office of former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial, has died. Teamer was 58. A 1989 Tulane Law graduate, Teamer was a long-time fixture in New Orleans’ political circles, having worked in... Read more
They are the people of Tulane Law that make student and faculty life a little smoother, who assist in programs that help the public or simply keep our building running. Each year, Tulane Law recognizes the work of staff with the Staff Excellence Award, to honor those whose work – often behind-the-... Read more
A scholar whose work focuses on the inequalities of the justice system, particularly in rural criminal systems, has joined Tulane Law as a full-time faculty member. Prof. Maybell Romero joins the law school as the Felder-Fayard Associate Professor of Law and will hold a one-year appointment as the... Read more
Tulane Law Prof. Ann Lipton has been named Associate Dean for Faculty Research.  An ambitious and entrepreneurial scholar, Lipton’s sharp eye for emerging issues and her exceptional command of theory, doctrine and empirical methods has placed her research at the leading edge of her field.  “As a... Read more
Two Tulane Law faculty members have been promoted to new positions responsible for hands-on legal training and pro bono service. Professor Tonya Jupiter (L’94), most recently Director of the law school's Pro Bono and Advocacy programs, succeeds Prof. Stacy Seicshnaydre (L’92) as the new Associate... Read more
Two distinguished Tulane Law alumnae have been nominated by President Biden for ambassadorships overseas, the White House announced. Vicky Reggie Kennedy (NC ’76, L’79), senior counsel at Greenberg, Traurig, was nominated as Ambassador to Austria while Jamie L. Harpootlian (L’84), an attorney with... Read more
A recent Tulane Law alum has won the Democratic primary in New York City’s 7th district, defeating 11 other candidates, and marking a historic moment as the first Latino to represent the Upper Manhattan District on the City Council. Shaun Abreu (L’18), who has been practicing as a tenants’ rights... Read more
Photo Credit: Julie Dermansky   Impoverished communities in Louisiana with higher levels of toxic air pollution suffer from higher cancer rates, according to a report published by the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic. The report compares the most recent cancer rates from the Louisiana Tumor... Read more
Robert Acomb Jr.,  a visionary lawyer who helped establish Tulane as a global center for maritime law and whose illustrious career saw him recognized as one of the top admiralty lawyers in the world, has died. He was 90. Acomb (B’51, L’53) was a long-time partner at the Jones Walker firm in New... Read more
As the story goes, Judge Jerry Brown (L’59) liked to credit luck for his remarkable life and career. He was lucky, he would say, that despite his small-town western Kentucky roots he got his law degree at Tulane Law School. He was lucky that he was chosen to clerk for the legendary Judge John... Read more
In recognition of her extensive contributions to the cause of education and French culture, the French Republic has named Tulane Prof. Dauphine Sloan a Chevalier in l’Ordre des Palmes academiques. Sloan, who teaches French and International Development in Tulane’s School of Liberal Arts, also... Read more