About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Our recent issues have featured diverse topics stretching from a series of articles analyzing the past and future of CERCLA litigation to an investigation of the legal underpinnings of the modern land reform movement in Latin America to a discussion of the political and legal climate in Louisiana leading up to Hurricane Katrina and the decisions that need to be made following the devastating storm.

TELJ not only features noteworthy essays and articles by practitioners, professors, and other experts, but it is also proud to showcase the writings of its members. Each issue, up to four students who author superior case notes or comments are selected to have their works published.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Journal History

Tulane is recognized as having one of the strongest environmental law programs in the country.  TELJ contains timely articles written by professors and practitioners, as well as commentary on recent cases written by journal members.  We are committed to featuring scholarly articles that rigorously analyze a broad range of environmental issues affecting individuals, communities, and the nation at large.  TELJ has enjoyed increased recognition and rapid growth since 1988, and each issue is available to millions of law students and professionals through the Westlaw and Lexis research services.