Louisiana Legal History at Tulane and LSU

On Friday, November 4, 2016, The Portalis Society, The Eason Weinmann Center, and The Tulane Law School organized an international conference in New Orleans on Early Louisiana and Her Spanish World: Legal Tradition, Laws and Customs in Luisiana and the Floridas. Two of the conference speakers traveling from other parts of the world made short visits to LSU Law.

Dr. Seán Patrick Donlan, LSU Law graduate, presently Professor and Deputy Head of Law at the University of the South Pacific (Port Vila, Vanuatu), presented on November 3 on Law in the Feliciana (West Florida).

Dr. John Cairns, Professor at the University of Edinburgh Faculty of Law, visited with Ms. Georgia Chadwick, former Head of the Louisiana Law Library in New Orleans, to present on The Printing of the Digest of 1808.


Matt Boles, Prof. Olivier Moréteau, Prof. Vernon Palmer, and Barlow Holley


Prof. John Cairns, Olivier Moréteau, and Sean Donlan


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