Subjects, citizens, and persons: Natural law and the drafting of the digest of the civil law of the territory of Orleans

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Abstract

This article, based on the Brendan Brown Lecture delivered in April 2019, explored how ideas of citizenship and persons affected the drafting of the first Lousiana Code of 1808, and traced aspects of its relationship to that of France of 1804.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)249-278
JournalLoyola Law Review
Volume66
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 27 Feb 2020

Keywords

  • territory of Orleans
  • citizenship
  • France
  • codification
  • natural law
  • Moreau Lislet
  • état civil

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