Category Archives: Translation Projects

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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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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The CCLS Welcomes Three French Interns

For the seventh consecutive year, between March and June, the Center of Civil Law Studies hosts three interns from the Université de Nantes Master in Trilingual Legal Studies, as part of the Training Multilingual Jurists Program, sponsored by the Partner University … Continue reading

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Journal of Civil Law Studies, Vol. 9 No. 2 Online

The Journal of Civil Law Studies publishes the second installment of conference papers discussing the Louisiana Civil Code Translation Project (translation of the Code into French), held at LSU Law in April 2014. The French translation is complete and fully available … Continue reading

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Journal of Civil Law Studies, Vol. 9 No. 1 is Online

This issue of the Journal of Civil Law Studies features The Constitution as Code, by Prof. Paul R. Baier, with a Postscript by Justice Nicholas Kasirer, of the Court of Appeal of Quebec. Brazil is a guest of honor with … Continue reading

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