Mr. and Mrs. Lane Plauché and friends of Austin W. Lewis established this scholarship in his honor. A 1932 graduate of Tulane Law School, Austin Lewis was associated with the law firm of Liskow & Lewis and served on the Board of Advisors of Tulane Law School. He was elected President of the American College of Trial Lawyers in 1974. The scholarship is awarded to a second- or third-year Tulane law student who has demonstrated an interest in civil law and who is ranked within the top 25 percent of his or her class.
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