"The Law Center turned out to be a pretty engaging, nurturing place. Classes were lively. The faculty and staff were warm and always approachable. Student organizations were plentiful, well organized and well funded."
Established in 1906, LSU Law Center has been a member of the Association of American Law Schools and approved by the American Bar Association since 1924.
The Center of Civil Law Studies (CCLS) was established in 1965 to promote and encourage the scientific study of the civil law system, its history, structure, principles, and actualities. Its purpose or mission is to facilitate a better understanding and further development of the private law of the State of Louisiana and other civil law jurisdictions, particularly those of continental Europe and Latin America, through theoretical and practical activities, such as publications, translations, sponsorship of faculty and student exchanges, visiting scholars, seminars, and lectures. The Center of Civil Law Studies promotes legal education by sponsoring foreign students who wish to avail themselves of the opportunity of studying a mixed legal system and American students who wish to expose themselves to other legal systems. Such programs take advantage of Louisiana's natural position as an education center for international and comparative legal studies.