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Mission Statement


The goals of this Association and its chapters are:  to promote a scholarly interest  in  the civil law;  to establish regular, personal contacts among those members of the same legal heritage;  to participate in the yearly Journées of the Association Henri Capitant, at which various issues of law are studied, in particular questions of private law, commercial law and international law;  to promote and encourage business and cultural relationships between all nations.  The  Louisiana chapter of the Association organizes and/or participates in conferences, meetings, and congrès, and engages in other activities such as scholarly writings in the form of books, articles and translations. 

If you are interested in viewing our compilation of the civil codes, we have made them available here: Selected Guide to Civil Code Materials