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Lost in Translations: Roman Law Scholarship and Translation in Early Twentieth Century America. By Timothy G. Kearley . Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2018. Pp. xxi, 216. ISBN: 978-1-53100-722-5. US$40.00.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  16 November 2018

Marylin Johnson Raisch*
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Georgetown Law Library, Washington, DC, U.S.A.

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1 See Herman, S., The Influence of Roman Law Upon the Jurisprudence of Antebellum Louisiana , 3 Stellenbosch L. Rev. 143 (1992)Google Scholar; Snyder, D., Possession: A Brief for Louisiana's Rights of Succession to the Legacy of Roman Law , 66 Tul. L. Rev. 1853 (1992)Google Scholar. While Professor Herman elucidates the substantive law influences of Roman Law on modern codes, his earlier articles express doubt that Gaius’ tripartite “persons, things, actions” division influenced modern code structures, including that of Louisiana. Herman, S., Uses and Abuses of Roman Law Texts , 29 Am. J. Comp. L. 671 (1980)Google Scholar at 686 (quoting, in author's translation, J. de Maleville, 1 Analyse raisonné de la discussion du Code Civil 2 (3d ed. 1822) (first published 1804–1806).

2 Timothy G. Kearley is Professor Emeritus of Law at the University of Wyoming School of Law and former Director of the George W. Hopper Law Library.

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Lost in Translations: Roman Law Scholarship and Translation in Early Twentieth Century America. By Timothy G. Kearley . Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2018. Pp. xxi, 216. ISBN: 978-1-53100-722-5. US$40.00.
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