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A Law Library of Louisiana Free CLE
Co-sponsored by the Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society
and the Association Henri Capitant

The Reform of the French Law of Obligations:
What It Is and What It Means
for Louisiana and Beyond


Friday, March 15, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Courtroom, Louisiana Supreme Court, 400 Royal Street
Reception 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., 1st floor foyer

4 credit hours

Morning session, 9:30-12:30
Opening remarks by Professor Randy Trahan, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Professor Mustapha Mekki, University of Paris XIII: Reforming Contract Law: From Myth to Reality
Professor Bernard Haftel, University of Paris XIII: The Content of Contract
Break (15 min.)
Professor Michel Séjean, University of South Brittany: Remedies and Sanctions in Contract Law
Professor Jean-Christophe Roda, University of Lyon III: The Theory of the Unforeseen
Afternoon Session, 1:30-3:00
Professor David Gruning, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law: The Louisiana Law of Cause
Professor Ron Scalise, Tulane University Law School: Duress (Violence) in the New French Contract Reform
Closing remarks by Professor Randy Trahan

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