LOUISIANA LAW OF SALE AND LEASE: CASES AND MATERIALS, SECOND EDITION 2020
By Nadia E. Nedzel and David Gruning
Louisiana Law of Sale and Lease is a concise yet thorough casebook for students of Louisiana’s Civil law whose authors have taught the subject for many years.By using a direct and straightforward approach, it will help students understand the articles of the Civil Code that govern sale and lease and the judicial decisions that interpret and apply them.The book includes classic cases, newer cases applying the recent revisions of the law, as well as questions and comments that guide the student to an understanding of the Civil Code articles on sale and lease and their place within the law of contract as a whole.
Nadia E. Nedzel is the Reilly Family Professor of Law at Southern University Law Center.She specializes in commercial law and has taught Louisiana Law of Sale and Lease, as well as Louisiana Obligations, Common Law Contracts, and International Business Law since 2004.She has taught Comparative Contract Law as a Fulbright Specialist in Chile, lectured on Legal Reasoning and Writing around the world, was a Visiting Scholar at Cambridge University, U.K., and most recently taught corporate governance to Chinese Students at the United Nation’s Institute in Turin Italy.Her first book, “Legal Reasoning, Research, and Writing for International Graduate Students,” now in its fifth edition, is widely used in LL.M. programs both in the U.S. and abroad, but her most recent scholarly works focus on a multidisciplinary, comparative study of the Rule of Law. She serves on the Louisiana State Law Institute as well as the Louisiana Bar’s Equivalency Committee. She speaks French (fluently), Spanish (conversational), and Russian (some) as well as English, and her works have been translated into both Chinese and Russian.
David Gruning is the William L. Crowe, Sr., Distinguished Professor of Law at Loyola University New Orleans. He earned his J.D. from Tulane Law School in 1982, magna cum laude, where he was articles editor of the Tulane Law Review, a member of Order of the Coif, and recipient of the Rufus T. Harris Civil Law Award. He joined the faculty at Loyola, becoming a full professor in 1993. He has lectured at several universities in France, teaching both contract law and constitutional law, including Paris V, Lyon III, and Caen, and has consulted in Madagascar and Morocco on constitutional and commercial law. He has also lectured at the University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, and Mississippi College. At the University of Montreal (2001-2003), he helped create the graduate program in North America Common Law. He serves on several committees of the Louisiana State Law Institute including Sales, Commercial Law, and Security Rights. He is a member of the American Law Institute. He is co-author of the volume of the Louisiana Civil Law Treatise on Sale (forthcoming) (with Dian Tooley-Knoblett) and of The Louisiana Law of Sale and Lease: a Précis (2d ed. 2011) (with Alain Levasseur). He has translated several works on French law, including the proposed revision of the French Civil Code on the law of Obligations and Contracts (with Alain Levasseur), published by the Association Henri Capitant. He delivered the 2006 Fresco Lecture at the University of Genoa, Italy, Faculty of Law on The Limits of Liability in American Tort Law.