Michael Berenson, member of the Law Review’s Board of Advisory Editors passed away on November 30, 2013. A true renaissance man, Michael Berenson was an engineer, a rocket scientist, a successful businessman, and a law partner in the firm Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel, LLC. Prior to enrolling at Tulane University Law School, Michael Berenson was a rocket scientist during the years of the Gemini and Apollo space programs. Later, he founded Quanta Data Systems, a data processing firm serving businesses in the Greater New Orleans area. After these successful careers, Michael Berenson enrolled at Tulane University Law School, where he became an editor of the Tulane Law Review, and graduated with honors in 1990.
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Welcome to Volume 91
- Now that students have returned to Weinmann Hall for a new school year, production of the next volume of the Tulane Law Review is in full swing. Forty-six members are serving on the staff of Volume 91, all striving to uphold the lofty standard of legal scholarship set by the Review’s preceding century of excellence.
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
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