Monthly Archives: August 2014

Catharine MacMillan Discusses Judah Benjamin and the Influence of Louisiana Civil Law on the English Common Law

On August 21, 2014, Catharine MacMillan, Professor of Law and Legal History at the University of Reading (U.K.), presented a paper on Judah Benjamin: The Louisianan’s Influence on British Law. Judah P. Benjamin was the pre-eminent commercial attorney in 1840s New Orleans … Continue reading

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Alexandru-Daniel On to Follow Advanced Scholarly Pursuits in Europe

 The CCLS announces with regret that Alexandru-Daniel On, our outstanding Research Associate, dear friend and promising scholar left to engage in advanced scholarly pursuits in Romania (Cluj-Napoca) and The Netherlands (Maastricht).  Alexandru-Daniel On received an LL.B (Bachelor of Laws) from … Continue reading

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Back to the April 2014 CCLS Conference & Tucker Lecture Events

On April 10th and 11th, 2014, the Center of Civil Law Studies hosted an international conference on The Louisiana Civil Code Translation Project: Enhancing visibility and promoting the Civil Law in English. International experts in legal translation from all parts of … Continue reading

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LSU LAW welcomes the LL.M class of 2015

The LSU Law Center warmly welcomes its new LL.M class of 2015. This year the class is small but the candidates are very engaging and strongly motivated. During the two-week orientation program held from August, 4th to August 15th, 2014, … Continue reading

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The 2014 Lyon Summer Program: LSU Law Students under New Horizons

45 LSU Law Students had a chance to broaden their intellectual horizons learning about Comparative Media Law, Slavery and Human trafficking, Comparative law and Religion, Topics in Comparative Company Law, Comparative Tort Law, and International Environmental law. This was for many … Continue reading

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CCLS French Translators Visiting the Louisiana Supreme Court and Law Library

On June 25, 2014, Prof. Olivier Moréteau drove the CCLS translation team to New Orleans for a tour of the Supreme Court of Louisiana. The visit of the Rare Books Room of the Louisiana Law Library was a highlight, with the … Continue reading

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