Jeanne Carriere’s speciality is Civil Law. She is a co-author of the leading casebook on Civil Law Property, the newest edition of which is being published in Fall 2013.
She has been a member of the Louisiana State Law Institute since 1987 and of its Council since 1989. The Institute is the state’s law reform body responsible for revisions of the Louisiana Civil Code. In addition, she served on the Louisiana Bar Advisory Committee for seven years.
Carriere joined the Tulane Law faculty in 1987 and has taught courses in Civil Law Persons; Civil Law Property; Family Law: Civil and Common Law; and Trusts and Estates, as well as seminars on The Outsider in Law and Literature; Law in the Plays of Shakespeare; and Selected Institutions in the Civil Law of Persons. At Tulane’s summer programs in London and in Cambridge, England, she taught The Ownership of Cultural Property; and at programs in Rhodos and in Spetses, Greece, she taught a course on Concepts of Law and Justice in Ancient Greek Literature.
Besides articles on Civil Law subjects, she has written on law and film and on the relationship of culture to law in the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Professor Carriere's CV
Fall 2014 - Trusts & Estates; Civil Law of Persons
Spring 2015 - Civil Law Property I; Family Law: Civil & Common Law