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Housing heroes: Civil rights clinic first to receive prestigious award
Heroes come in many forms, but to be the first chosen for recognition is indicative you’ve set the bar at the highest level. For their “invaluable contribution” and “their tireless efforts to provide legal representation to members of our community who have experienced housing discrimination,”...
Professor Nick Stephanopoulos, a professor from the University of Chicago, will be speaking to the Tulane chapter of the American Constitution Society about political gerrymandering this Friday at 4 p.m. in room 110. Professor Stephanopoulos will be arguing Gill v. Whitford before the Supreme... Read more
WHAT: The Dreyfous Lecture on Civil Liberties and Human Rights: “Butterfly Politics: A Theory of Social Change Through Legal Practice.” Book signing available after the lecture.  WHO: Legal scholar and author Catharine A. MacKinnon, the Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the University of... Read more
On Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, the Tulane Law School will celebrate Constitution Day, a day observed annually in honor of the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution. In recognition of Constitution Day, the Law School will hold a panel presentation examining key issues before the U.S. Supreme... Read more
Tulane Law School will celebrate the life and legacy of the late John Weinmann Tuesday, Sept. 5 at the building that bears his name, John Giffen Weinmann Hall, 6329 Freret St. Weinmann, who served as ambassador to Finland under President George H.W. Bush, died June 9, 2016 at age 87. Tulane Law... Read more
A walking tour of English legal history sites. A visit to the highest court of the United Kingdom. A private tour of one of England’s historic Inns of Court. If you’re an alum or friend of Tulane Law School and headed to London for the game between the New Orleans Saints and the Miami Dolphins on... Read more
When Tulane Law School alumnus Timothy Francis and his wife Ashley were considering major donations of art to Tulane University, there was one piece in particular they envisioned for the Law School’s Weinmann Hall.  It is a painting of the late great jazz musician Lionel Hampton by renowned African... Read more
Erin J. Law (L ’99), in-house counsel with Morgan Stanley in New York, won the ABA Pro Bono Publico Award for her exemplary leadership in pro bono service, including helping to launch Morgan Stanley’s pro bono program. An associate at Weil Gotshal & Manges in New York before moving to Morgan... Read more
Registration is open now for the Tulane Law School Alumni Program in London, which will be held Friday, Sept. 29 – Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Join Dean David Meyer and fellow alumni for a series of events across the pond during the weekend of the Saints-Dolphins NFL game in London. Events include a... Read more
Registration is open now for the Tulane Law School Alumni Program in London, which will be held Friday, Sept. 29 – Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Join Dean David Meyer and fellow alumni for a series of events across the pond during the weekend of the Saints-Dolphins NFL game in London. Events include a... Read more
The newest issue of the American Bar Association’s Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee News prominently features Tulane Law students and alumni from front to back.  The lead story, examining potential pitfalls in maritime contracting arrangements, is co-authored by 2008 alumna K. Blythe Daly, an... Read more
Tulane Law School students enrolled in a class taught by Alan Childress, Conrad Meyer III Professor of Civil Procedure, can add “published author” to their list of accomplishments.In the recent spring seminar ”Advanced Legal Profession,“ students wrote essays and research chapters exploring legal... Read more
Tulane Law School welcomed 75 students enrolled in its online Masters of Jurisprudence in Labor and Employment Law (MJ-LEL) to campus for its first “Immersion Weekend“ on July 28-29. The degree program was launched in 2016 and is designed to give Human Resources professionals a solid grounding in... Read more
In an essay published in Slate, Professor Amy Gajda critiques an emerging legal theory advanced to defend President Donald Trump against defamation claims: that his Twitter rants are not to be taken seriously.  Read more in Slate   
Tulane alumnus Richard Weiss has not only received a very prestigious award but also made history along the way. Weiss is the recipient of the 2017 Claude Pepper Outstanding Government Lawyer Award, presented by the President and Government Lawyer Section of The Florida Bar, and became the first... Read more
Tulane Law School’s Mark Davis, a leading authority on water law and policy, has been named interim director of the ByWater Institute at Tulane University, a new riverfront campus dedicated to coastal restoration and protection. Davis is the founding director of the Tulane Institute on Water... Read more

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