John M. McCollam, former Editor in Chief of the Tulane Law Review and Professor Emeritus of Tulane University Law School, passed away on January 13, 2014. He was an active member of the oil and gas law community and published A Primer for the Practice of Mineral Law Under the New Louisiana Mineral Code, 50 [sc:sc]Tul. L. Rev.[sc:/sc] 729 (1976). We are thankful for all of Mr. McCollam’s contributions to the Review and the Tulane Law School community.
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Volume 90 Members Earn Writing Honors
- In the spring of 2016, four members of Volume 90 received highly prestigious legal writing accolades. Laura Cannon (’16), Volume 90’s Senior Managing Editor, garnered the coveted Burton Distinguished Legal Writing Award for her comment, Indecent Communications: Revenge Porn and Congressional Intent of §230(c). Conferred upon only 15 students nationwide each year, the Burton Award commemorates “the authors of legal articles that demonstrate creativity, knowledge, and know-how [who] display true understanding and mastery of the law and
Christopher Lewis Peterson Delivers Sher Garner Keynote Address
- During the Sher Garner Keynote Address in Commercial Law, Professor Christopher Lewis Peterson discussed the origins, purpose, and benefits of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the scope of its regulatory authority. Professor Peterson is the John J. Flynn Endowed Professor of Law at the University of Utah and currently serves as Special Advisor to the Director of the CFPB. He presented original statistics that
Tulane Law Review Member Wins Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing
- Annalisa Cravens, Senior Articles Editor of the Tulane Law Review, was recently selected for a Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing.
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