Why Are U.S. Lawyers Not Learning from Comparative Law?

Publication Year:
1997
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Repository URL:
https://scholarworks.law.ubalt.edu/all_fac/798
Author(s):
Stiefel, Ernst C.; Maxeiner, James
Tags:
comparative law; legal education; legal methods; Comparative and Foreign Law; Law; Legal Education
book chapter description
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.