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CLE: Spanish Sources of Texas Law

  • Thursday, July 19, 2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • Belo Mansion

Dallas Bar Association
Minority Participation Committee

Thursday, July 19, 2018
Noon at Belo

Speaker:
Justice Jason Boatright 
Fifth District Court of Appeals 

Learn about the Spanish laws that are sources of modern family law, property law, civil procedure, and water law in Texas. See images of illuminated medieval manuscripts of Spanish laws, a Mexican legal code written by "Estevan" F. Austin, and letters from Spanish and Mexican officials describing early Texas law. Along the way, find out how Spanish and Mexican laws interacted with the law of Louisiana and the English common law to influence Texas law today.

MCLE - 1.0 Hour

Co-Sponsored by:
DBA Minority Participation Committee
Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
Legal History Discussion Group

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