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200 Years of Codification in Louisiana: A Global Give and Take

On Thursday, October 23, 2008, 12:40 to 1:40 p.m., Room 110, the Civil Code of Louisiana will be discussed in a dynamic perspective:

  • Discovering the Roots of the Digest of 1808. By Vicenç Feliú, Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Librarian, LSU Law Center
  • Disseminating the Louisiana Experience: The Digest Online. By Olivier Moréteau, Professor of Law, Russell B. Long Eminent Scholars Academic Chair, Director, CCLS, LSU Law Center
  • Exploring the Worldwide Impact of the Louisiana Civil Codes. By Agustín Parise, Research Associate, CCLS, LSU Law Center

This event primarily addresses the student community. It is presented in collaboration with the International Law Society, a very active student organization at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, as part of the Bicentennial Celebrations of the Digest of 1808.

The Digest Online may be visited at

The event is also available on video.

Jennifer Lane