Category Archives: Translation Projects

Translating the Louisiana Civil Code into Spanish: A Jurilinguistic Exercise

A Law Library of Louisiana FREE CLE Co-sponsored by the Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society Translating the Louisiana Civil Code into Spanish: A Jurilinguistic Exercise Presented by Mariano Vitetta, Research Associate, LSU Center of Civil Law Studies Thursday, May … Continue reading

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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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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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From Nantes to Chicago via LSU: the Louisiana Story of Sara Vono

Olivier Moréteau: Bonjour Sara! I remember the day when you arrived from Nantes for a three-month internship at the CCLS, to work on the French translation of the Louisiana Civil Code. After doing fine legal translation work, you joined our … 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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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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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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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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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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Professor Moréteau Presents on Louisiana Law at the French Académie des Sciences d’Outre-Mer

On November 29, 2017, Professor Olivier Moréteau attended an international conference on the tercentennial of the foundation of New Orleans, which will be commemorated in 2018. The three-day conference was organized in Paris by the French Académie des sciences d’outre-mer, … Continue reading

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