Louisiana Law Review


Byzantine Law, Anglo-Saxon law, Customary law, Judgments, Louisiana. Supreme Court, Anglo-Saxon civilization, Athanassios N. Yiannopoulos


The article presents a speech by professor Athanassios N. Yiannopoulos, delivered at the bicentenary of the Louisiana Supreme Court. Topics discussed include fusion of the Greco-Roman civilian tradition with the Anglo-Saxon common law, the historical interaction of the Louisiana Supreme Court with the Louisiana Civil Code and the development of the distinct Louisiana civilian tradition. Other topics include customary law or jurisprudence, and the role of judicial decisions.

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