Category Archives: Events

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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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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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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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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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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Professor David Bosco’s Teaching Visit at LSU Law

Professor David Bosco, the former director of the Business Law Institute at the Aix-Marseille University Faculty of Law, visited at LSU Law to teach a one-credit course on American and European Antitrust Law, from September 30 to October 11, 2019, … Continue reading

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Louisiana Legislature honors longtime LSU Law professor George Pugh

The Louisiana state legislature honored longtime LSU Law professor George W. Pugh on Wednesday with a commendation passed during the regular session. The resolution was filed by senators Dan Claitor, John Alario, Conrad Appel, Gerald Boudreaux, Norby Chabert, Page Cortez, … 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 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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