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American Society for Legal History Conference Session: “Legal Instruments and Actors in the Judicial Culture of Ante-Bellum Louisiana,” November 6, 2021 @ 2:40 – 4:05 pm

November 6, 2021 @ 2:40 pm - 4:05 pm

2:40 PM – 4:05 PM

Legal Instruments and Actors in the Judicial Culture of Ante-Bellum Louisiana (Poydras)

Chair: Olivier Moréteau, Louisiana State University Law Center (moreteau@lsu.edu), Commentator: Asya Ostroukh, University of the West Indies (asya.ostroukh@fulbrightmail.org)

John W. Cairns, School of Law University of Edinburgh (john.cairns@ed.ac.uk) Printing a Bilingual Code in 1808

Catharine MacMillan, King’s College London (catharine.macmillan@kcl.ac.uk) Ante-Bellum New Orleans: A Lawyer’s Practice in a Mixed Jurisdiction

Kjell Å Modéer, Lund University (Kjell_A.Modeer@jur.lu.se)
A Swedish Law Emigré in Ante-Bellum New Orleans: Gustavus Schmidt (1795–1877)

Agustín Parise, Faculty of Law, Maastricht University (agustin.parise@maastrichtuniversity.nl) Amalgamation of Legal Traditions in Ante-Bellum Louisiana: A Dissection of Court Decisions that Recur to Common Law, French, and Spanish Sources

Note from the organizers: We are very excited about the upcoming program our program committee has developed, and wanted to make sure a working link to the conference schedule reached your inbox. So please, take a moment to look at the terrific panels and other events on tap this year at the 2021 ASLH annual conference. Additionally, we know the course of the COVID-19 pandemic can change rapidly. New Orleans policies are detailed here. The Society is committed to updating the 2021 ASLH annual conference webpage as such information comes to us. We invite you to check back often for additional updates.


November 6, 2021
2:40 pm - 4:05 pm
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