Comparative Law and Legal Education

  • Esin Örücü


It is important that law students as well as legal practitioners receive education tailored to meet the challenges of the modern world, but the unknown is intimidating and it may seem unnecessary to spend time on comparative law. In overburdened curricula with space being sought for an ever increasing number of new topics such as e-commerce, law and technology, communications law and law on terrorism, how is comparative law to be accommodated? In law teaching institutions the number of students taking comparative law courses, when on offer, is rather small, especially in undergraduate studies.


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