Monthly Archives: March 2013

From Louisiana to Jerusalem and to Vogue, Surfing Paola’s Passion for Mixed Jurisdictions

Paola Aurucci lives in beautiful Como, Italy. During her legal studies at the University of Insubria, she spent the fall 2007 semester at LSU Law as an exchange student. Her supervisor, Prof. Barbara Pozzo, has been a visiting professor at … Continue reading

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Law and Economics for Civil Law Systems

Ejan Mackaay, Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Montreal, just published Law and Economics for Civil Law Systems (Edward Elgar, 2013). Part I of the book describes the foundations of law and economics, for audiences primarily familiar with … Continue reading

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Semester Abroad at the University of Amsterdam

With the help of Professor Edgar Du Perron, Dean of the School of Law, and Professor Marjoleine Zieck, LSU Law third-year student Amanda Harb is able to study her final semester at the University of Amsterdam. Amanda is very grateful … Continue reading

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A Portrait of Saul Litvinoff, by Shael Herman

Professor Emeritus Shael Herman (Tulane Law School) recently published Civil Recodification in an Anglophone Mixed Jurisdiction: A Bricoleur’s Playbook in 58 Loyola Law Review, 487-558 (2012). The article describes the process of the revision of the law of obligations in … Continue reading

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3L Abroad: Internship and Semester in Vienna

Michael Harpen, a 3L at the LSU Law Center, rather than graduating in May 2012, went to Vienna, Austria to intern at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). He then studied at the University of Vienna in the fall 2012, and … Continue reading

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The LL.M. Class of 2013

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program is still receiving applications for the 2013-2014 academic year. The LSU Law Center’s distinctive curriculum, with fully-developed Civil and Common Law programs, provides a unique and intense legal education that gives our graduates qualifications … Continue reading

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