Law Center Hosts Trio of Distinguished Global Visitors

Professors from France, Italy and Germany will visit the LSU Law Center this fall to lend an international perspective to the students on topics ranging from World Trade Organization Law and Organization to the Regulation of State Subsidy in European Union Law.

Not exactly leisure classes to be sure.

Professors Jean-Yves Cherot, from the Universite Paul Cezanne Aix-Marseille 3 in France; Sylvia Ferreri, from the University of Turin in Italy; and Werner Meng, from the University of the Saarland in Germany; will each teach a course in their respective areas of interest while they are at the Law Center.

Cherot is a professor of law at Aix-Marseille 3 and director of the Laboratory of Theory of Law. His areas of research and teaching include legal theory and European Union Law. He has published more than 50 legal papers and is a member of the academic board of the Journal of International Economic Law.

Ferreri began her teaching career as a young researcher at the Bocconi University in Milan in 1980. In 1983, she became a lecturer in comparative law at the University of Turin School of Law, where she published her first two books. She received national tenure in 1992 and full professorship in 1996, teaching in Venice, Alessandria and Turin, where she was elected chair of comparative law. She continues to write, having published several books and numerous articles. Her main research area is the relationship between law and language.

Meng is a professor of law and director of the Institute of European Studies. He has served as a research scholar at the University of Michigan, dean of the law faculty at Martin Luther University in Halle, visiting professor at the Chicago Kent College of Law, and visiting professor at the World Trade Institute in Berne, Switzerland. He is also a member of the International Law Association’s International Trade Law Committee, chairman of the of the German Working Group on Public International Law of the German ILA and co-editor of the Archive of Public International Law in Germany.