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Tulane Law School strives to create opportunities that enhance our students' practical skillsets in order to better prepare them for their jobs following law school. Through partnerships with local legal professionals, alumni, employers and law school faculty, Tulane Law works to supplement the classroom experience with programs such as Intersession "Boot Camp", externships, judicial clerkships and pro bono opportunities.

Disaster Response & Recovery: Legal & Social Implications

Course Description
This course will focus upon the interrelationships between governmental and other human activities during and after a large disaster, whether natural or manmade.  The different roles and attributes of governmental branches and levels will be analyzed against the occurrence and aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the Gulf Coast Region of the United States.  Students will evaluate the efficacy and consequences of current and proposed disaster legislation and management policies in individual research papers.  The course will be taught by Marc Roy who is the Chief of Staff for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in New Orleans.  (2 credits)
Upcoming Semester Offered
Not Currently Scheduled

Academic Programs Contact:
Office of Academic Services
Weinmann Hall, Suite 204
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5935
fax 504.862.8373

Admission Contact:
Office of Admission
Weinmann Hall, Suite 203
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5930
fax 504.865.6710

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