Tulane law faculty member Vernon Palmer, as a former advisor of the Review, will be awarded an honorary doctorate from the Université Paris-Dauphine in Paris, France.
The honor is known as the Honoris Causa and is one of the most prestigious the university can bestow, requiring approval from the French Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Professor Palmer has devoted his career to the study of civil and comparative law and teaches courses at Tulane in comparative law, obligations, European legal systems, products liability, and sales and leases in addition to serving as director of Tulane’s Institute of European Legal Studies in Paris. This honor is not the first bestowed upon him in recognition of his contributions to the legal community of France; Professor Palmer was also knighted as a chevalier in the French Legion of Honor in 2006.
According to the law school. Professor Palmer will receive the honor in recognition of his contributions throughout the world to the field of comparative law. The Review would like to congratulate Prof. Palmer on this honor.