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The Lost Translators of 1808 and the Birth of Civil Law in Louisiana

In celebration of Vernon Valentine Palmer’s fifty years of teaching at Tulane and the publication of his latest book, Tulane Law School and the Eason Weinmann Center for Comparative and International Law invite you to a live virtual conversation between … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary of the Code of Commerce of Colombia

On March 25, 2021 Professor Olivier Moréteau was a guest speaker at an online international conference commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Commercial Code of Colombia. He was invited by Professor Francisco Reyes, who taught multiple times at LSU Law … Continue reading

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View the Webinar on the French Influence on Louisiana Law

On March 24, 2021, LSU Professors Alain Levasseur and Olivier Moréteau, Tulane Professor Vernon Palmer, and Dan Stigall (U.S. Department of Justice and LSU alum) discussed the French linguistic and juridical influence on the legal system of Louisiana at a … Continue reading

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Meet our International Students (LL.M. in Comparative Law & Exchange Program)

Six LL.M. candidates and one International Exchange student started at LSU Law in January 2021, braving the COVID restrictions after having secured the much-awaited visa to attend higher education in the United States. They joined one of the two LL.M. … Continue reading

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Webinar: The Intersection of the French Language and the Legal System of Louisiana

Join the Embassy of France in Washington, D.C. and the Consulate General of France in Louisiana on Zoom on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 for a panel discussion in French highlighting the use of the French language in Louisiana civil law. … Continue reading

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CCLS Translation Projects Featured on Translation & the Law Blog

From Words to Deeds: Translation & the Law is a blog building bridges between academia and practice and between translation, interpreting and legal practitioners. They just published a Guest Post featuring Mariano Vitetta, Research Associate at the Center of Civil … Continue reading

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Meeting with Doctoral Candidates in International Law at Paris Nanterre University

On February 22, 2021, Professor Olivier Moréteau met on zoom with a group of doctoral candidates at the International Law Center (CEDIN) at the University of Paris Nanterre. He gave a presentation on the use the comparative method in doctoral … Continue reading

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Jacques Vanderlinden (1932-2021)

It is with great sadness that we learn that Jacques Vanderlinden passed away on January 22, 2021 in Brussels. He visited LSU Law several times, in 2007 to give a short course on “Legislating for Multilingual Legal Systems” and in … Continue reading

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Professor Moréteau Discusses the French Civil Code with Doctoral Students in Qatar

On January 31, 2021, Professor Olivier Moréteau was a guest lecturer in Professor Mohamed Mattar’s course on “Comparative Legal Systems,” at Qatar University College of Law in Doha. This course is part of the newly created doctoral program that Professor … Continue reading

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Two Distinguished Argentine Scholars Visit LSU Law

In January 2021, LSU Law had the pleasure of welcoming two renowned scholars from Argentina. Santiago Legarre, a constitutional-law scholar, is a professor of law at Universidad Católica Argentina who regularly visits at LSU Law to teach comparative constitutional law. … Continue reading

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