comparative law

noun

  • International Law

Definitions of comparative law

  • the study of the differences, similarities and inter-relationships between different legal systems

    He read law at Bristol University, comparative law at Strasbourg University and qualified as a solicitor.

Phrase Bank for comparative law

  • I am a fellow of the Southwestern Institute for International and Comparative Law, Dallas, Texas, USA.

  • Professor Angelo’s research focus is on comparative law and private international law, with a particular focus on the law of small states.

  • One of the most accepted principles in comparative law is procedural autonomy, meaning the freedom of the parties to fashion proceedings as they see fit.

  • Co-authored with Patrick Cuignet, the essay is, in fact, a study in Comparative Law.

  • The study reflects the increased importance of a basic understanding of international and comparative law principles to legal education and practice.