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Civil Law Workshop – Saúl Litvinoff Series


The Center of Civil Law Studies at the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center


The 2009  Saúl Litvinoff Series

 “Civil Law and Common Law: Cross Influences, Contamination and Permeability”

This Civil Law Workshop Series visits the relationship between the civil law and the common law. How much and to what extent does each system influence or contaminate the other?

Professors Olivier Moréteau and Ronald J. Scalise, Jr.

Tentative calendar (spring 2009):

Thursday, February 12, 2009
Fernando Toller, Professor at the Austral University (Argentina)
Towards a Revival of the Case Method in Civil Law Education

Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Ulrich Magnus, Professor at the University of Hamburg (Germany)
The Vienna Sales Convention (CISG) between Civil and Common Law – Best of all Worlds?

Thursday, April 2, 2009
Sheldon Leader, Professor at the University of Essex (United Kingdom)
Tentative Title: The Impact of Legal Theorists beyond the Divide

Dates and topics subject to confirmation

All sessions start at 4:00 p.m., to end at 5:30 p.m.

Drinks will be served.

Jennifer Lane