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J.D., 1958, Louisiana State University
L.L.M., 1969, Yale University

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Frank L. Maraist

Professor Emeritus


During the 2009-10 academic year, Professor Maraist taught Evidence in both the Summer and Fall 2009 semesters.  He also taught Torts in  Fall 2009.  Professor Maraist taught Admiralty and the Problems in Proof Seminar in Spring 2010.  He also completed supplements to his books on Torts, Louisiana Civil Procedure, the Louisiana Law of Lawyering, Louisiana Evidence & Proof, Louisiana Civil Procedure-Special Proceedings, and Maritime Law.  During the academic year, he appeared as a speaker or panelist on several continuing legal education programs, and continued his service as Faculty Director of the LSU Center for Continuing Professional Development.

Courses Taught

Admiralty, Evidence, Louisiana Civil Procedure, Torts

Selected Publications

Frank Maraist, Louisiana Law of Torts – A Précis Series (LexisNexis 2010).
Frank Maraist, Cases and Materials on Maritime Law (2d ed. West 2009).
Frank Maraist, Cases and Materials on Maritime Law Teacher’s Manual (2d ed. West 2009).

Book Supplements
Frank L. Maraist, Civil Procedure-Special Proceedings Vol. 1A Louisiana Civil Law Treatise (2010).
Frank L. Maraist, Evidence and Proof Vol. 19 2d ed. Louisiana Civil Law Treatise (2010).

Honors & Awards

  • Louisiana Bar Foundation Award as Outstanding Law Professor, 1998
  • ALI-ABA Harrison Tweed Award for Special Merit in CLE, 1992