LSU Law Center Faculty to Speak at Civil Code Celebration

– LSU Law Center Professor Alain Levasseur and Librarian Vicenc Felieu will be featured speakers at the bicentennial celebration of the “Digest of the Civil Laws Now in Force in the Territory of Orleans (1808),” Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Louisiana Supreme Court Building.

The event will be from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the fourth-floor Formal Conference Room of the Supreme Court Building, located at 400 Royal Street in New Orleans.

A book signing by Levasseur and wine and cheese reception will immediately follow the program until 8:30 p.m. Music will be performed by violinist James Brown.

Levasseur, Hermann Moyse Sr. Professor of Law, will discuss his new book, Moreau Lislet: The Man Behind the Digest of 1808. Feliu, who serves as the Law Center’s Foreign, Comparative and International Law Librarian, will discuss the Spanish sources of the Digest of 1808.

One hour of free Continuing Legal Education credit is available to Louisiana State Bar Association members in attendance.

The event is sponsored by The Law Library of Louisiana and The New Orleans Association of Law Libraries.

To R.S.V.P., please contact Georgia Chadwick at or 504/310-2402.