Category Archives: Civil Law

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

Posted in Civil Law, Events, Translation Projects | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Civil Law, Lectures | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Civil Law, Conferences, Events, French Consulate | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Civil Law, Lectures | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Center of Civil Law Studies, Civil Law, European Studies, Lectures | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Association Capitant, Civil Law, Events, Louisiana Supreme Court, Translation Projects | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Civil Law, Interviews | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Civil Law, Publications | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Association Capitant, Civil Law, Events, Louisiana Supreme Court | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Awards, Civil Law, Distinguished Foreign Visitors, Master in Comparative Law (LL.M.) | 1 Comment