January 04, 2018
Professor Vernon Palmer
Tulane Law Professor Vernon Palmer will address the New
Orleans Bar Association at the opening its year-long Tricentennial Celebration
Jan. 17 with a presentation on the legal history of Louisiana.
Titled “A Tricentennial Retrospective: The Unique Legacy
of Louisiana Legal History,” Palmer is the opening lecturer of the Bar's Tricentennial celebrations, and will speak from 4 to 5 p.m. at the U.S.
District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 500 Poydras Street, 5th
Palmer (L'65) is the Thomas Pickles Professor of Law at Tulane and
is co-director of the Eason Weinmann Center for International and Comparative
Law. His lecture will address a panoramic view of Louisiana’s civil law
heritage, its eclectic legal system influenced by the Spanish and French, its
historical development and most interesting features from 18th century
beginnings to present day.
Registration is required. Tulane students may attend the
lecture free, and a shuttle will be available, leaving the law school at 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 17.
To register, contact Liz Daino at the New Orleans Bar
Association at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Others interested in attending for continuing education
(CLE) may register for a $25 fee.