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Comparative Law and its Methodology

Dates:
  • Wed 09 Dec 2020 10.00 - 13.00
  • Wed 09 Dec 2020 14.00 - 16.00
  Add to Calendar 2020-12-09 10:00 2020-12-09 16:00 Europe/Paris Comparative Law and its Methodology

This course aims to give researchers an understanding in the main debates of comparative law and its methods. They will be made familiar with the principal features of a range of domestic and transnational legal orders. It also offers them the opportunity to study topics such as the functional approach to comparative law, the major groupings of the world’s legal systems, and the use of legal transplants. In detail, in the first part of this course, the class will consider the aims and method of comparative law, such as the debate about the functional approach to comparative law. The knowledge gained in the first part will be applied in the second part, when this method will be used to focus upon a range of selected topics of relevance to comparative law.

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This course aims to give researchers an understanding in the main debates of comparative law and its methods. They will be made familiar with the principal features of a range of domestic and transnational legal orders. It also offers them the opportunity to study topics such as the functional approach to comparative law, the major groupings of the world’s legal systems, and the use of legal transplants. In detail, in the first part of this course, the class will consider the aims and method of comparative law, such as the debate about the functional approach to comparative law. The knowledge gained in the first part will be applied in the second part, when this method will be used to focus upon a range of selected topics of relevance to comparative law.


Location:
Outside EUI premises -

Affiliation:
Department of Law

Type:
Seminar

Speaker:
Mathias Siems (EUI)

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