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Celebrating the De la Vergne Volume

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Featuring Celebrating the De la Vergne Volume

The Dean and Faculty of the Tulane Law School will celebrate the donation of the 200-year-old de la Vergne volume, an original work on the Civil Law of Louisiana by Louis Moreau Lislet, codifier of the 1808 Digest of Orleans.  It is believed to be an original founding document that details not only the laws of the 1808 Louisiana territory but also contains the hand-written notes of its principal codifier. Read more here.