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Children’s health care is law alumna’s passion - July 21, 2017
Kinika Young knows that communities benefit when children have access to quality health care. Steering her career in a new direction, the 2006 Tulane Law School alumna now campaigns to protect health care programs that provide for the success of...

Law students groomed for leadership in 'Access to Justice' - July 17, 2017
Anais Moore-Jaccard never intended to go to law school. But the Bard College graduate had a change of heart after spending five years in restaurant management in New York City. That, coupled with some undergraduate courses she had taken in...

Tulane law professors convene for year-end think tank - June 27, 2017
“If animals have rights, do humans have the right to own them?” “Are reparations for slavery just?” “How can individuals maintain trust in government?” These are the questions Tulane Law School faculty came together recently to discuss — part of...

Who will pay to save Louisiana’s coast? - June 20, 2017
The master plan to save Louisiana’s rapidly eroding coastline will be no more than a dream unless the state shores up enough financial resources to pay for it. Two Tulane University researchers produced a report on funding options and presented...

Law of the land - May 30, 2017
In March, Fairly Traceable, a play by Mary Kathryn Nagle, premiered in the Wells Fargo Theater at the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles. Delving into climate change’s impact on Native American communities, the work was inspired by...

Emeritus Club honors Walter E. Blessey Jr. and Stanley Motta from Class of 1967 - May 30, 2017
Tulane University’s Reunion Weekend set the stage for the Emeritus Club induction ceremony and awards, the annual alumni event that honors two distinguished classmates. This year the Emeritus Club welcomed the Class of 1967 into its ranks during...

Pro Bono Krewe exceeds expectations - May 22, 2017
Members of Tulane University Law School’s 2017 graduating class have performed 18,134 hours of pro bono work during their three years of law school. That’s an average of 104 hours per student and far more than what’s required. The law class of 2017...

Helen Mirren, Branford Marsalis shine at Tulane Commencement - May 20, 2017
Tulane University President Mike Fitts gave the 2,800 members of the Class of 2017 a commencement speech chock-full of humorous student vernacular. “I don’t understand most of what I’m about to say,” he deadpanned, before referring to them as being...

President’s Teaching Awards go to professors of law and math - May 18, 2017
Two President’s Awards for Graduate and Professional Teaching will be bestowed during Commencement 2017. The recipients are Janet C. Hoeffel, Catherine D. Pierson Professor of Law at Tulane University Law School, and Victor Moll, professor of...

Grad argues his way to law school record - May 01, 2017
Effective courtroom lawyering requires knowing the facts of the case and the applicable law, but also the art of advocacy. Third-year Tulane Law School student William Igbokwe said he’s spent hours practicing hand gestures and facial expressions,...

Tulane law professor featured on ‘60 Minutes’ - April 21, 2017
“60 Minutes” recently examined New Orleans' overburdened public defender system and talked with Tulane Law School Professor Pam Metzger, who has long worked to improve it. Watch the segment here.

Alumnus aims to Save the Blues - April 17, 2017
In James Brown’s classic song “Night Train,” the godfather of soul rasps the line: “And don't forget New Orleans, the home of the blues.” As executive director of the Save the Blues Foundation, Tulane University alumnus Ric Stewart channeled the...

Bamboo clothing pioneer opens first retail store in NOLA - March 30, 2017
When Melissa Arnot became the first woman to reach Mount Everest’s summit without using supplemental oxygen in 2016, she kept warm by layering apparel provided by tasc Performance, a local sportswear company co-founded by Tulane University alumnus...

Tulane course studies child abuse from different perspectives - February 23, 2017
A trip to the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office, a visit to the New Orleans Children’s Advocacy Center (NOCAC), and a visit to the Behavioral Neurodevelopmental Genetics laboratory are signature parts  of a new undergraduate course focused on...

Immigration ban disruptive, hard to defend, say Tulane experts - February 09, 2017
The Trump administration’s hasty immigration crackdown has panicked families, sent dangerous signals to the rest of the world and burdened lawyers trying to defend the executive actions, lawyers and scholars said at a Tulane University Law School...

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