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Law class presidents are on a mission to inspire - March 02, 2018
When all the ballots were counted, and the dust had settled, Tulane Law School’s three class presidents smiled at the realization that for the first time in recent history, all three law school class leaders are African-American. As role models,...

From land loss to Lassa Fever, Tulane experts make national news - March 02, 2018
Transcript: The Louisiana coastline is rapidly washing away, and one Tulane professor says it’s the largest ecological catastrophe in North America since the Dust Bowl. That’s one of the stories highlighted in this Tulane News in Review. The New...

Law students provide legal protection for citizens with disabilities - February 15, 2018
People with disabilities receiving assistance through the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) will have an easier time keeping those benefits thanks to the help of two Tulane Law students. Alexis Tringas and Jay Jensen, both third-year law...

‘Dreamers’ to get assistance through Tulane Law School legal aid - February 09, 2018
In a continued expansion of Tulane Law School’s offerings relating to immigration law, the Tulane University Legal Assistance Program (TULAP) has hired its first immigration attorney to aid Tulane students, staff and faculty facing legal challenges...

Networking opportunities on tap at Career Wave 2018 - February 07, 2018
More than 1,000 undergraduate students will strengthen their career planning skills while listening to industry insight from more than 40 alumni and parent speakers during Career Wave 2018, taking place on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 8 a.m. through 5 p....

More than fun and games - February 07, 2018
A member of Team Tulane makes his way toward the goal Saturday during the second annual Tulane vs LSU Special Olympics Rivalry Basketball Game. The match took place at Fogelman Arena in the Devlin Fieldhouse on the Tulane University uptown campus....

‘Quilting Army’ podcast combines creativity and the law - February 06, 2018
Entrepreneurial law professor Elizabeth Townsend Gard has unleashed a grassroots “army” of law students studying the roles of creativity and law in stoking the transformation of quilting from a folk-art craft into a multibillion-dollar industry. On...

Centuries-old rules dictate modern Mardi Gras experiences - February 06, 2018
New Orleans may have a heavy French influence, but at Carnival, the city practices centuries-old English rules of private property. Some scholars have argued that private property rights developed to increase individual efficiency. Sally Brown...

Understanding the value of diversity on the bench - January 26, 2018
An audience of nearly 200 gathered Thursday at Tulane University Law School to hear the findings of Newcomb College Institute’s report on the history of gender and race in Louisiana’s judiciary. Authored by Heather L. Johnson, research assistant...

Actors bring mock cases to life during law school boot camp - January 11, 2018
The hottest acting roles in New Orleans every January just might be at Tulane Law School. During the first week of January for the past six years, a crash course called the Intersession Boot Camp is held the week before classes resume. The boot camp...

Welcome to the future of Tulane - December 10, 2017
Campaign plans are in place to propel Tulane University into a grand future. See highlights from Friday’s events where the $1.3 billion fundraising goal was announced. View the video below. The full video from the Big Reveal can be viewed here.

Tulane law alumnus named Schwarzman Scholar - December 04, 2017
Tulane University alumnus Hugo Wood is the recipient of a Schwarzman Scholarship for graduate study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s premier institutions. Wood, who received his LLM in Law and Development from the Tulane Law School...

Law students practice through in-house clinics - October 23, 2017
Within a month of being sworn in to Tulane Law School’s Domestic Violence Clinic, third-year law student Jessica Greenberg was already representing a client. “My co-counsel and I were one of the first groups in the clinic to have a hearing,” she...

Law professor receives Role Model Award - September 29, 2017
Since 1986, the Young Leadership Council (YLC) has annually honored outstanding New Orleanians who serve as inspiring leaders within their community. This year, the nonprofit organization recognized Gabe Feldman, director of the Tulane Law School...

Speaking up - September 27, 2017
Tulane students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the New Orleans community convened in McAlister Auditorium for the 2017 Tulane Reading Project keynote lecture by noted civil rights advocate and scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw.   

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