Bringing Torts Home to America
ABA SIL International Legal Education and Specialist Certification Committee Newsletter, Jan. 2017
5 Pages Posted: 12 Jan 2017
Date Written: January 8, 2017
Incorporating into a first-year Torts class for American law students a study of the New Zealand accident compensation system affords students a comparative perspective on U.S. tort law. Reference to New Zealand throughout the first year sharpens student perceptions of what works and what doesn't in American civil justice.
Keywords: Comparative, Law, United States, New Zealand, Accident, Compensation, Social Insurance
JEL Classification: K13, K23, K41, L88, P48, P51, Z18
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