Category Archives: Civil Law

Prof. Michele Graziadei to Give Tucker Lecture in Civil Law

The Center of Civil Law Studies of the LSU Law Center presents the 42nd John H. Tucker, jr. Lecture in Civil Law The European Court of Justice at Work: Comparative Law on Stage and Behind the Scenes Given by Professor … Continue reading

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Four Distinguished French Scholars Discuss the 2016 French Revision of Contractual Obligations

The Louisiana Chapter of the Association Henri Capitant des amis de la culture juridique française invited four distinguished French law professors to present on the French reform of the law of obligations, the first comprehensive revision of time-honored titles of … Continue reading

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The French Civil Code and Louisiana on the German Public Radio

On February 2, 2019, the German Public Radio SWR2 aired a program on Napoleon, as 2019 marks the 250th anniversary of his birth. A segment featured the French Code civil and its ongoing influence in Louisiana, with interviews of Bryan … Continue reading

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Re- De- Co-dification? New Insights on the Codification of Private Law

Re- De- Co-dification? New Insights on the Codification of Private Law Agustín Parise and Lars van Vliet (Eds.) Is it time for jurisdictions to undertake recodification, decodification, or even codification of their private laws? This volume addresses this recurring question … Continue reading

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The Reform of the French Law of Obligations: What It Is and What It Means for Louisiana and Beyond

  A Law Library of Louisiana Free CLE Co-sponsored by the Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society and the Association Henri Capitant   The Reform of the French Law of Obligations: What It Is and What It Means for Louisiana … Continue reading

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Agustin Parise Receives Prestigious Book Award

Dr. Agustín Parise, LLM LSU (2006), former Research Associate at the CCLS (2006-2010) and Distinguished Global Visiting Professor at LSU Law (2018), currently Associate Professor at Maastricht University, received the Facultad Award from University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) for his … Continue reading

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Professor Attila Harmathy Delivers the 41st Tucker Lecture

On November 8, 2018, Professor Emeritus Attila Harmathy (Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary) delivered the 41st John H. Tucker, jr. Lecture in Civil Law. Under the title “Comparative Law and the Development of Civil Law in a Country Under Transformation,” Professor … Continue reading

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Louisiana Civil Code Online: Summer Update

Louisiana Civil Code Online (LCCO) gives full and free access to the Louisiana Civil Code in English and in French. Whether you know the code article you are looking for or the topic covered, the site is easy to navigate … Continue reading

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The Civil Code in French Presented at the Supreme Court of Louisiana

On April 24, 2018, Professor Olivier Moréteau was the guest of the Law Library of Louisiana and Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society to present ‘A Perfect Circle? Code Civil de Louisiane, Edition Bilingue.’ 150 people signed up for free … Continue reading

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Professor Moréteau to Present on Code Translation at the Supreme Court of Louisiana

Seats still available! Reserve your spot today by emailing CLE@lasc.org. A Law Library of Louisiana FREE CLE Co-sponsored by the Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society   A Perfect Circle? Code Civil de Louisiane, Édition Bilingue Presented by Dr. Olivier Moréteau … Continue reading

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