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Comparative Legal History, Olivier MORÉTEAU, Aniceto MASFERRER, and Kjell A. MODÉER, eds.

Olivier MORÉTEAU, Aniceto MASFERRER, and Kjell A. MODÉER, eds., Comparative Legal History [Research Handbooks in Comparative Law series] (London: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019). ISBN 9781781955215, £175.50 Edward Elgar is publishing a research handbook on comparative legal history. ABOUT THE BOOK … 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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Professor Paul Baier at the Capital Area Luncheon of the Louisiana Bar Foundation

On Thursday, May 3, 2018, Professor Paul Baier attended the Louisiana Bar Foundation Capital Area Community Partnership Panel Annual Fellows Luncheon in Downtown Baton Rouge. LBF President W. Michael Street invited him to give remarks, acknowledging Prof. Baier as the … 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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10th Anniversary of the Journal of Civil Law Studies

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Journal of Civil Law Studies (JCLS), the Center of Civil Law Studies hosted the first JCLS Annual Event. Professor Olivier Moréteau (editor-in-chief) and visiting professor Agustín Parise (executive editor), co-founders of … Continue reading

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Robert Pascal: A Priest of Right Order is … Ready to Order!

Professor Emeritus Robert Anthony Pascal passed away in January 2018, at the age of 102. His life was devoted to the study and teaching of law, and he educated generations of lawyers at LSU, with no less ambition than making … Continue reading

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LSU Law Alum Authors a Book on North African/Sahelian Civil Codes

About the Book: The Santillana Codes: the Civil Codes of Tunisia, Morocco, and Mauritania. In that book, my objects of focus are the civil codes in force in Tunisia, Morocco, and Mauritania.  The book also explores the history of their “intellectual … Continue reading

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The Louisiana Civil Code Published in English and French

For the first time since 1825, the current Louisiana Civil Code is available in English and in French. After the Louisiana Civil Code Online project, featuring the Civil Code online in both languages, the Center of Civil Law Studies publishes … Continue reading

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Prof. Alain A. Levasseur Honored by the Francophone Section of the Louisiana Bar

Professor Emeritus Alain A. Levasseur received the 2017 John A. “T-Jean” Hernandez III Memorial Award for the Perpetuation and Enhancement of the Francophone Legal Tradition. The plaque was given to him by Warren A. Perrin, Chair of the Francophone Section … Continue reading

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Speeches 2017 by Paul R. Baier

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