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Immigrant Rights Clinic report finds thousands of immigrant youths in legal limbo
A new report co-authored by Tulane Law’s Immigrant Rights Clinic shows that more than 100,000 abused or abandoned immigrant youths are in limbo as a backlog in cases for youth hoping to apply for green cards has more than doubled in the last two years. End the Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (...
Vanessa Beary (NC '98), an experienced litigator, law professor and career adviser, has been named Tulane Law School’s Assistant Dean for Career Development. Beary, who has served for the past five years as a counselor in Tulane’s Career Development Office, specializing in assisting students... Read more
Growing trade and investment between the U.S. and China is the subject of the annual Tulane Center for Energy Law ‘s U.S.-China Energy and Trade Law Forum Oct. 28. The event, to be held at the law school’s John Giffen Weinmann Hall, 6329 Freret St.,  from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., features four... Read more
Tulane Law School – in partnership with a scholar at Boston University and an interdisciplinary team – has been awarded a grant to study the role that race plays in mass and prolonged detention of immigrants across the country. Immigrant Rights Clinic Director Professor Mary Yanik and Co-director... Read more
Tulane Law Professor Amy Gajda's latest book, “Seek and Hide: The Tangled History of the Right to Privacy, tracing the origins and evolution of legal protection for privacy in the US, has put her in the center of some of the country’s most contentious unfolding debates about the future of data and... Read more
Just in time for the twisted court battle between Elon Musk and Twitter, Tulane Law Professor Ann Lipton is offering a crash-course orientation on everything observers need to understand the unfolding legal drama.   Lipton, who has emerged as the country’s leading academic expert on the legal... Read more
Tulane Law alumna Judge Sarah Vance (L’78), who serves in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, has joined an elite group of federal judges who have received the nation’s highest honor bestowed on a member of the federal judiciary.    Vance is the 2022 recipient of the... Read more
A part of its celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Tulane Maritime Law Center, Tulane Law is hosting an evening U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Law & Policy Advocacy panel Oct. 5. The event, which is focused on law and policy at the port level, begins at 6 p.m. at Tulane Law’s John Giffen... Read more
Two Tulane Law students received scholarships and alumna Judge Rachael Johnson (L’05) received the prestigious Ernest M. Morial Award at the Sept. 24 Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society Annual Scholarship and Jazz Brunch. Law students Clarence “Trey” Roby, III and Kayla Williams... Read more
This year’s Tulane Law School Constitution Day commemoration will attempt to unpack the history of abortion rights in the United States. Law alumna and reproductive rights expert Ellie Schilling (L ’03) will discuss “How We Got to Dobbs:  A Constitutional History of Abortion Rights” on Friday,... Read more
Jameasha Pierce was ready for law school – she just wasn’t sure her application was law-school ready. In the first few months of Tulane Law’s new pipeline program for minority college students who want to go to law school, Pierce received enough feedback – and the confidence – to submit her... Read more
Tulane Law School, an early national leader in online legal education, announced a dynamic new leadership team for its innovative degree and certificate program. Tulane Law launched its first online degree, a Master of Jurisprudence in Labor and Employment Law (MJ-LEL), in 2015, and has since... Read more
A Tulane Law Review alumnus has endowed a fund that will support scholarly excellence at Tulane Law School’s oldest law journal. The gift by Tulane Law alumnus Kenneth A. Weiss (A&S ’72, L’75) will go to support the student editors, and symposia and other scholarly activities of the law school... Read more
The Fifth Worldwide Congress of the World Society of Mixed Jurisdiction Jurists will be held June 14-16, 2023 in Malta, and Tulane's Eason-Weinmann Center is co-sponsoring the event. The theme of the Congress is “Mixity in the Private and/or Public Law." The World Society of Mixed Jurisdiction... Read more
With media demand for her expertise already soaring thanks to the Twitter-Elon Musk saga, Tulane Law Professor Ann Lipton is now a most-wanted expert to explain the recent fight between Ben & Jerry’s and its corporate parent, Unilever, over ice cream sales in Israeli settlements. Appearing in... Read more
Tulane Law Prof. Ann Lipton has become one of the most prominent expert voices in the ongoing saga between Tesla CEO and mercurial entrepreneur Elon Musk and the social media giant, Twitter. Lipton has made the rounds all summer cementing herself as the leading legal expert in the Musk-Twitter... Read more