Student Organizationsin the Public Interest
For more information about our student organizations in the Public Interest, visit these websites:
Public Interest Executive Committee of the Student Bar Association
Tulane law students, with help from the Career Development Office, founded the Public Interest Executive Committee (PIEC) in the summer of 2008.
Alianza del Derecho
La Alianza del Derecho is the Latino Interest Legal Alliance at Tulane Law School. It promotes networking and professional development among the Hispanic law students at Tulane and with Hispanic attorneys in the US and Latin America.
Environmental Law Society
Tulane's Environmental Law Society (ELS) is one of the oldest and most active environmental law volunteer student groups in the nation, emboldening Tulane University Law School as a leader in the study of environmental law.
Human Rights Law Society
The Human Rights Law Society is a non-partisan student organization designed to raise awareness of fundamental human rights issues within a legal framework among the students, faculty, and staff at Tulane Law School.
Lambda Law Alliance
The Lambda Law Alliance addresses gay, lesbian, and bisexual issues in the Tulane Law School community through panel discussions, social events, political activism, and participation in national AIDS walks. Membership is open to all law students.
National Lawyers' Guild (NLG)
NLG's student members collaborate to use the law for social, political, and economic justice and, moreover, seek to educate themselves and the New Orleans community about current issues affecting economic and social justice, to provide Tulane Law students with pro bono opportunities, and increase awareness of the Tulane Law School community in support of these initiatives.
Public Interest Law Foundation
The Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF), one of the law school's largest and most active student organizations, promotes interest and opportunities in public interest law at Tulane.
Student Animal Legal Defense Fund
Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) forms part of the Animal Legal Defense Fund and shares it mission to protect the lives of and advance the interests of nonhuman animals through the legal system.