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    American University Washington College of Law
   
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAW - 619 Comparative Law


(3 hrs.)

An examination of various legal traditions (e.g., common law, civil law, traditional law, and religious law) through the identification of similarities and differences among them using inter alia, an approach that shows how common problems are solved in the practices of the legal cultures involved. Participants develop a general theoretical framework for comparison and a better understanding of their own legal culture. Ala’i, Nicola, Saez Fall