May 21, 2008
On November 19-22, 2008, the Eason-Weinmann Center will present an
International Colloquium Celebrating the Bicentennial of the Louisiana Civil Code (1808-2008).
The Colloquium is being co-sponsored by the World Society of Mixed Jurisdiction Jurists, the International Academy of Comparative Law, the International Association of Legal Science, the American Society of Comparative Law, the Louisiana State University Law School, and the Loyola University Law School. An on-line
is available. Honoring the occasion, West Publishing Company will present at the Colloquium a new “Compiled Edition of the Louisiana Civil Codes,” in two volumes edited by Professor A. N. Yiannopoulos of Tulane Law School. In connection with the Colloquium, Professor Antonio Gambaro of Milan University Law School, Italy, will deliver the endowed Eason-Weinmann Lecture titled “Property Rights in Comparative Perspective: Why Property is so Ancient and so Durable” and will also teach a mini-course on selected institutions of Civil Law Property.