The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane Law School hosts Supreme Court hearing on life sentence for 0.04 oz marijuana distribution

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Amy Nankin, News Editor

January 29, 2020

The first oral hearing of the case of the State of Louisiana versus Derek Harris was held at Tulane University Law School Monday. Attorney Cormac Boyle and District Attorney Dale Lee presented oral statements arguing Harris’ case in front of the Louisiana supreme court justices, law students...

Tulane Law School hosts Black Alumni Weekend

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Nile Pierre, News Editor

February 14, 2019

Last weekend, Tulane Law School hosted Black Alumni Weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its first Black graduate, Michael Starks, who marked the desegregation of the school in 1968. “This year we wanted to reconnect and reflect on how far we’ve come and also acknowledge where we need...

Tulane Law School hosts free speech and privacy conference

Tulane Law School hosts free speech and privacy conference

Batu El, Contributing Reporter

October 3, 2018

As every law student learns, the right to free speech is held in high esteem in the legal system. But what happens when the right to free speech, guaranteed by the First Amendment, conflicts with the right to privacy? Tulane University Law School hosted a “Privacy, News and the Future of Freedom of the ...

Tulane Law class presidents prompt diversity discussion

(Left to right) Gerald Williams ('19), Garrett Hines ('20) and Kerianne Strachan ('18) were elected presidents of their respective classes at Tulane Law School.

Lily Milwit, Senior Staff Reporter

March 8, 2018

At the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year, Tulane University Law School students elected three class presidents — one to represent each of the classes at the law school. The campaign, voting and election process happens every year at Tulane and at many law schools around the country. This year, ...

USG passes amended “ban the box” resolution

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Sanjali De Silva, News Editor

March 1, 2018

Last week, the Undergraduate Student Government passed legislation calling on Tulane Admission to note that it will disregard past criminal convictions on applications. The resolution was presented by USG Senator Ella Helmuth last semester after Gov. John Bel Edwards signed the "ban the box" law...

Former TULAP Lawyer Fred King dies

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

August 31, 2017

After a 10-year battle with prostate cancer, on-call Tulane University attorney Frederick "Freddie" Jenks King Jr. died on Thursday, May 4. Known to most students as the man to call when in need of legal representation, King spent more than 40 years aiding Tulane students and establishing deep ties ...