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Tulane law program gets high marks - July 26, 2016
International Jurist magazine has ranked Tulane Law School’s Master of Laws (LLM) program among the best for foreign attorneys looking to study in the United States. Tulane was listed as one of the top nine LLM programs for career opportunity and...

Fielding Dreams, Part III - July 12, 2016
SABERMETRICS  Davis and Feldman are introducing Alfred and the other young students to sabermetrics, a world of statistics and analytics. Popularized by Michael Lewis’ book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game and the 2011 movie based on it...

Fielding dreams, Part II - July 11, 2016
Click here for Part I PASSION FOR BASEBALL  When he isn’t learning the business side of baseball, 13-year-old Alfred Ripoll IV said he dreams of being a Major League shortstop, like his favorite player, Derek Jeter. He also dreams of possibly...

Fielding dreams, Part I - July 08, 2016
Mock salary arbitrations were hashed out in the bowels of Wesley Barrow Stadium, a gleaming youth baseball complex near the New Orleans lakefront.  The negotiators were not professionals or even college-aged business students — they were teen...

Abeona House creates compassionate first steps - July 01, 2016
Abeona, the Roman goddess of outward journeys, watches over children’s first steps away from home. It’s a fitting name for the Abeona House Child Discovery Center in the Mid-City neighborhood of New Orleans. The center dedicates itself to the...

Associate dean will oversee revamped law-skills program - June 27, 2016
Tulane Law School, a pioneer in clinical education and the nation’s first law school to require pro bono service for graduation, is poised to lead again in teaching lawyering skills. This summer, the program undergoes significant reorganization,...

Tulane Law announces 2016 Hall of Fame class - June 16, 2016
More than 250 alumni and friends gathered at the New Orleans Downtown Marriott on June 3 as seven exemplary leaders of the legal profession were inducted into the Tulane Law School Hall of Fame. The 2016 honorees are U.S. District Judge Martin L.C...

Alito joins Tulane law study abroad faculty - May 15, 2016
Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., who celebrated a decade on the U.S. Supreme Court in January, is set to teach constitutional law, judicial review, international law and other topics at Tulane Law School’s summer programs in Paris and Berlin. Alito,...

Law graduates pledge to endow diversity scholarship - May 12, 2016
From a chance conversation in March, Robert Waldrup and Gary Crosby, members of the Tulane Law School class of 2016, launched a project that promises to leave a lasting impact even as they move on to their legal careers. They’ve pledged to start a...

Law school’s Amy Gajda informs Gawker privacy debate - March 24, 2016
It wasn’t just the salaciousness of Hulk Hogan’s sex tape that had eyes from coast to coast watching for the outcome of the Gawker trial in Florida — it was a broader free speech-versus-privacy issue. That conflict, the heart of the former pro...

Take fear, resentment out of politics, Dreyfous lecturer says - March 16, 2016
What critics call racist appeals by presidential candidate Donald Trump actually reflect divide-and-conquer politics that the Republican Party has practiced for 50 years, to the detriment of middle class Americans of all colors, University of...

Alumna’s eco-passion leads to microbeads ban - February 29, 2016
President Barack Obama’s Dec. 28 signing of a national ban on plastic microbeads in products like face scrub and toothpaste brought California environmental attorney Lisa Kaas Boyle full-circle back to Tulane Law School. As a student-attorney in...

Alumna creates ‘cheeky’ new beauty brand - February 17, 2016
Since graduating from Tulane Law School in 2015, Nicole Swartz has balanced studying legal briefs with building her own brand of beauty products. Dubbed the Sweet Cheeks Beauty Co., Swartz’s budding line of bathtime body scrubs and hydrating hair...

Law interns help recover stolen cultural treasures - January 11, 2016
Take a summer trip to a country that’s still rebuilding from a bloody war followed by a ruthless dictatorship. Visit ancient temples and monuments where statues are broken and treasures threatened. Then devise ways to protect those precious cultural...

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