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Legal training helpful in public service careers - November 01, 2016
A lawyer who started his career in his family’s small-town practice, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards told Tulane University Law School students that he has called on his legal training to tackle problems as a legislator and now as the state’s top...

Law student speaks for victims of sexual violence - October 28, 2016
Tulane University Law School student Margaret Martin did not participate in the annual Take Back the Night event like she had in past years. This time, she was the keynote speaker. Take Back the Night, held Thursday (Oct. 28), is an event designed...

Sign up - October 10, 2016
Second-year law student Shane Copelin, left, and Tania Motos, a junior in paralegal studies bide their time in the Stern Hall breezeway on Friday morning (Oct. 7) while waiting to assist passersby with registering to vote in the upcoming...

Where media meets law - September 15, 2016
In a conversation that ranged from mass publication of the Hulk Hogan sex tape to the public’s right to know about presidential candidates’ medical records, former media attorney and newspaper publisher Larry Aldrich (L ’77) engaged a Tulane Law...

Music fest in Uganda has dual mission - September 14, 2016
When Andrew Ward talks about the “New Orleans model,” he isn’t talking about hurricanes. He means the enthusiasm with which New Orleanians gather for music. Ward used that model to put together a free music festival in Uganda that also helps...

Values drive Cowen Scholars fund - September 09, 2016
Twenty-nine undergraduate and graduate students make up the first group of Cowen Scholars for the 2016–17 academic year. The program, a fund of endowed scholarships, recognizes President Scott Cowen’s leadership, passion and service to Tulane and to...

Coleman family expands international law support - September 06, 2016
The eclectic décor at James “Jimmy” Coleman Jr.’s home on Audubon Place near the Tulane University campus reflects a broad appreciation of the world, from the photos of British royalty who’ve visited to the risqué Medusa sculpture from Venice....

In with a bang - August 29, 2016
Convocation is a celebration of all things Tulane with a sweet shot of New Orleans flavor. 

Flood insurance is essential protection - August 25, 2016
As a huge swath of Louisiana — virtually the southern third of the state — mops up water and clears out damage from epic flooding two weeks ago, there are lessons to be learned.  The No. 1 lesson is: Protect yourself with flood insurance. “...

Tulane Law appoints five to named professorships - August 24, 2016
Five Tulane Law School faculty members appointed to professorships this summer are informing public debate across the United States and abroad with their influential legal scholarship and insight. Sally Richardson, who received the Charles E....

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...

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