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From Nantes to Chicago via LSU: the Louisiana Story of Sara Vono

Olivier Moréteau: Bonjour Sara! I remember the day when you arrived from Nantes for a three-month internship at the CCLS, to work on the French translation of the Louisiana Civil Code. After doing fine legal translation work, you joined our … Continue reading

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Journal of Civil Law Studies, Volume 13 Number 1

Volume 13, Number 1, was published online in September 2020. Articles explore and reconcile the present, the past, and the future. The lead article article is a masterful presentation of the use of comparative law by the European Court of … Continue reading

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Remembering George W. Pugh, (1925-2020) by Alejandro Carrió, LL.M. 1982

Alejandro Carrió wrote from Buenos Aires: I only recently found out about the passing of Professor George W. Pugh. It is with obvious sadness, but also with the joy that comes from realizing how lucky I was for having met … Continue reading

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Bob Sloan (1947-2020), Former Director of the LSU Laborde Energy Law Center

Professor Bob Sloan passed away untimely on June 19, 2020. He was the first Director of the Laborde Energy Law Center at LSU Law, which he helped design and implement our thriving Energy Law program. He was a keen supporter … Continue reading

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The CCLS Welcomes Research Associate Mariano Vitetta

LSU Law and the Center of Civil Law Studies welcome Mariano Vitetta, who started in June 2020 in a twelve-month position as CCLS Research Associate after a very successful LL.M. year with us. We wish him and his family another … Continue reading

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Journal of Civil Law Studies, Volume 12 Number 2

Volume 12, Number 2, was published online in March 2020. Articles offer a historical and dynamic panorama of Hungarian law, with Professor Emeritus Attila Harmathy as a guide (Tucker Lecture 2018). You will explore the #MeToo movement and its legal … Continue reading

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JCLS Colloquium on Opportunities of Distance Teaching

The Journal of Civil Law Studies (www.law.lsu.edu/jcls) will host a colloquium on the opportunities that distance teaching offers for law students and professors in the current global context. Speakers will share insights and perspectives from different jurisdictions, across continents: Xiangshun Ding, Renmin … Continue reading

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Teaching Comparative Tort Law in Lyon

Professor Olivier Moréteau taught his annual Comparative Tort Law class in the LL.M. in International and European Business Law this week, at Université Jean Moulin, Lyon, France, November 25-29, an intensive 18-hour class. He also held meetings on legal studies … Continue reading

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Translating the Louisiana Civil Code into French

On December 9, 2019, Professor Olivier Moréteau was the guest speaker of Friends of French Studies at LSU at a campus event taking place at the French House. A Board Member of FFS since his arrival at LSU in fall … Continue reading

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Towards an LSU LL.M. in Panama?

On October 17, 2019, Professor Moréteau made a short visit to Panama City where he was the guest of Dr. Oscar Leon, Rector of the Quality Leadership University (QLU). His Excellency Mario Jaramillo, the former Ambassador of Panama to the … Continue reading

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