Reflections on Comparative Law, Environmental Law, and Sustainability
3 Widener Law Symposium Journal 279 (1998)
9 Pages Posted: 21 Dec 2012
Date Written: 1998
This brief article argues that the U.S. should use comparative law to foster sustainable development within its own boundaries. Because sustainable development law is a broader category than environmental law, the U.S. could learn from the experience of other countries with a wide variety of laws that are intended to foster economic development, social wellbeing, and environmental protection at the same time.
Keywords: sustainable development, sustainability, sustainable development law, comparative law, environmental law
JEL Classification: K20, K29, K32, K33, Q20, Q25, Q28, Q30, Q40, Q48, Q01
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