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Judge pledges $2 million for Law School fund

The money will be used to support scholarships and a new Public Interest Fellowship Program. 

November 1, 2011

New Wave

Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Jacques Loeb Wiener Jr., who received his law degree from Tulane in 1961, and his family have established the first endowed fund for legal excellence at the Tulane University Law School with a pledge of $2 million over the next five years.

Annual earnings of the Judge Jacques L. Wiener Jr. Family Fund For Excellence will support the new Public Interest Fellowship Program and scholarships to the law school.

The Family Fund for Excellence was established by Wiener, his wife, Sandra M. Feingerts, and his children and their spouses — Patricia and Mark L. Shifke (1984 Tulane graduates), Betty and Eric C. Spomer, Kathleen and Donald B. Wiener (a class of 1988 alumnus), and Michele and Jacques L. Wiener III. More...

 

 

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