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Dean Tom Galligan's article, "The Structure of Torts," has been published by the Florida State University Law Review (46 Fla. St. Univ. L. Rev. 485; 2019). In the article, Dean Galligan proposes a coherent and consistent analytical approach for all torts based upon the elements of negligence.

Professor Christina M. Sautter’s article, "Promises Made to be Broken? Standstill Agreements in Change of Control Transactions," 37 Del. J. Corp. L. 929 (2013), was quoted in In re Columbia Pipeline Inc., — F. Supp. 3d —, 18 Civ. 3670 (GBD), 2019 WL 4743760, *13 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 26, 2019).

Dean Tom Galligan’s article, “Let the Jury Decide! A Plea for the Proper Allocation of Decision Making Authority in Louisiana Negligence Cases," will be published by the Tulane Law Review in its forthcoming Volume 94 publication. Galligan, along with co-author Frank Maraist, is a past winner of the Tulane Law Review John Minor Wisdom Award for Academic Excellence in Legal Scholarship, which the publication awards to the authors of the best article in its current volume.

Professor Lécia Vicente participated in the 74th United Nations General Assembly in New York City between Sept. 23-27 in her capacity as Advisor to the Secretary of State for External Relations of Angola. Read the full story.

Professor Edward Richards presented a paper titled "The Role of New Towns in the Sustainable Development of Coastal Communities Subject to Catastrophic Sea Level Rise and Storm Risk" at the 10th Annual Vermont Law School Environmental Forum on Sept. 21. This is part of his ongoing research on how to facilitate migration from high risk areas such as coastal Louisiana.