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Laila Hlass


  • B.A., Rice University, 2001
  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2006
  • L.L.M., Georgetown University Law, 2014

Academic Experience

  • Professor of Practice and Director of Experiential Learning, Tulane University School of Law, 2017-
  • Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Boston University School of Law, 2014-2016
  • Teaching Fellow, Georgetown University Law Center, 2012-2014
  • Consultant, Columbia Law School, 2012-
  • Staff Attorney, Loyola University New Orleans, 2008-2012


  • Louisiana Effective Leadership Program Fellowship, Duke University, 2009-2010
  • Fellowship, Louisiana Bar Foundation

Related Experience

Selected Publications

  • 2018. “The School to Deportation Pipeline.” Georgia State University Law Review, Vol. 34. No. 3.
  • 2017. “Experiential Learning through Popular Multi-Media” in Teaching Law with Popular Culture. With Priya Baskaran, Sarah Sherman-Stokes & Allison Korn. Carolina Academic Press.
  • 2017. Minor Protections: Best Practices for Representing Immigrant Children, 47 N. M. L. Rev.
  • 2014. States and Status: A Study of Geographical Disparities for Immigrant Youth, 46 Col. Hum. Rts. Rev. 266.
  • 2011. Engaging the Legal Academy in Disaster Response, 10 Seattle J. for Soc. Just. 211.
  • 2010. “Employment-Related Immigration Law and Immigration Law Overview” in Representing Low Wage and Immigrant Workers in Wage Claims Manual, published by Louisiana Appleseed and Pro Bono Project.

Stone Center Departments

The Stone Center

People Classification


Tulane Affiliation

Administrator, Affiliated Faculty


General Latin America