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French Civil Code of 1804: Images from the Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar by Nicolas Boring

Posted by: Nathan Dorn

On January 28, 2021, Foreign Law Specialist Nicolas Boring discussed the Napoleonic Code’s history, evolution, and legacy in an installment of the Law Library of Congress’ foreign and comparative law webinar series. The webinar discussed the prehistory of the French Civil Code, its drafting and adoption, its contents, and the history of its immense influence …