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One of our members, François-Xavier Licari (Metz) has posted a paper
(in French) on SSRN. The paper is entitled 'François Gény En Louisiane (François Gény in
In his book "François Gény and Modern
Jurisprudence", Jaro Mayda wrote (p.69) : "The important point…is
that, despite the art represented by the current literature, the pragmatic
temper of America and of its
mixed jurisdictions, such as Louisiana,
may well be the environment that will send Gény’s themes toward their
integration into a rational, modern jurisprudence". This paper tells the
story of the realization of this scholarly prophesy.
L'oeuvre de François Gény a
fait l'objet d'une véritable réception tant par la doctrine que par la
jurisprudence louisianaises. Cette contribution narre cette sucess story doctrinale.