The Tulane Law Review Association held its annual banquet April 19, 2018, bringing more than 200 students, faculty, and alumni together to honor the Review’s commitment to providing high quality legal scholarship, and to honor excellent legal writing among scholars, students, and peers.
This year’s award winners include:
Professor John Barceló – Alumnus of the Year Award
Ronald Scalise Jr. – John Minor Wisdom Award for Academic Excellence in Legal Scholarship, awarded to the author of the best article in the current volume.
Colleen Murphy & Coleman Torrans – Robert E. Friedman Law Review Award, awarded annually on the nomination of a committee to the student submitting the best comment appearing in the current volume of the Tulane Law Review
Erin Morrissey – Gertler Law Review Award, awarded annually on the nomination of a committee to the first-year member of the Tulane Law Review submitting the best case note in the current volume.
Leigh Ackal – Dean Rufus C. Harris Civil Law Award, awarded to the student author of the best case note or comment on a civil law subject.
Jody Schisel-Meslin & Anais Jaccard – Charles Janvier II Award, awarded to a senior and junior member who, in the view of their fellow members, have made the most significant contributions to production excellence.
Leigh Ackal – Class of 2000 Law Review Award, awarded to the senior member of the Board of Student Editors who has most effectively contributed to the success of the year’s publication program.
Collin Buisson – Conrad Meyer III Law Review Award, awarded to the member who, in the view of their fellow members, has consistently exhibited outstanding leadership skills and dedication.
Annie Hundley – Class of 2000 Academic Leadership Award, awarded to the outgoing Editor-in-Chief, in appreciation of her work in leading the Review for the year.
We would like to extend a special thank you to this year’s Banquet sponsors.
Barrasso, Usdin, Kupperman, Freeman & Sarver
Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett
Kirkland & Ellis
Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard
Norton Rose Fulbright
Sher, Garner, Cahill, Richter, Klein & Hilbert
Stanley, Reuter, Ross, Thorton & Alford
Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann
Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson
Vinson & Elkins
Wall, Bullington & Cook