Why are U.S. Lawyers Not Learning from Comparative Law?
THE INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE OF LAW: LIBER AMICORUM FOR THOMAS BÄR AND ROBERT KARRER, Nedin Peter Vogt, et al., eds., pp. 213-236, Basel and Frankfurt: Helbing & Lichtenhahn, and The Hague, London & Boston: Kluwer Law International, 1997
30 Pages Posted: 24 Aug 2008 Last revised: 11 Dec 2012
Date Written: September 1, 1997
Address the problem of comparative law in the United States. Explains why comparative law matters. Gives reasons why U.S. lawyers are not learning from comparative law. These include lack of skills, lack of institutional supports, and legal structures that resist comparative law. and an attitude that comparative law has little to teach.
Keywords: Comparative Law, Legal Education, Legal Methods
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