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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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Original languageEnglish
JournalLoyola Law Review
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 26 Dec 2019


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.

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

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