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Moot Court's all-woman board sets sights on competitive year
In a program once dominated by men in decades past, six women swept the board elections last spring to lead the prestigious Tulane Moot Court Program at Tulane Law. It is only one of a handful of times that Tulane Law has had an all-female Moot Court board – the student leaders responsible for...
Following an expansive international search, Tulane Law School welcomed five new faculty members this summer. The new faculty include three highly accomplished scholars recruited from other law schools, a new Clinical Instructor in Tulane’s Domestic Violence Clinic, and a new Forrester Fellow... Read more
Tulane Law Adjunct Professor Ross Garber, a nationally-prominent impeachment law expert, has joined the network CNN as a legal analyst. Garber tweeted out the announcement in early June, saying he was “thrilled to be joining the @CNN team as a Legal Analyst. Hoping to help make sense of the day’s... Read more
Professor Sally Richardson has been elected secretary of the Association of Law, Property and Society (ALPS) for the 2018-19 year at its annual conference, which was recently held at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands.The organization brings together more than 150 international... Read more
Tulane Law alumni and federal Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo (L'86), paid homage recently to America's immigrants at an event honoring community leaders in Philadelphia.  Restrepo, who was born in Colombia and migrated to the United States in 1962 with his parents, spoke at the “I Am An American... Read more
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