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Napoleonic code
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  • Louisiana’s civil laws are heavily influenced by the Napoleonic code.
  • There is such a thing in this State of Louisiana as the Napoleonic code, according to which...
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  • Stanley: Have you ever heard of the Napoleonic code?
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  • Stella: No, Stanley, I haven’t heard of the Napoleonic code and if I have, I don’t see what it Stanley: Let me enlighten you on a point or two, baby.
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  • Stanley: In the state of Louisiana we have the Napoleonic code according to which what belongs to the wife belongs to the husband and vice versa.
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  • I’ll wait till she gets through soaking in a hot tub and then I’ll inquire if she is acquainted with the Napoleonic code.
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  • It looks to me like you have been swindled, baby, and when you’re swindled under the Napoleonic code I’m swindled too.
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  • Stanley [becoming somewhat sheepish]: You see, under the Napoleonic code — a man has to take an interest in his wife’s affairs — especially now that she’s going to have a baby.
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