With this post, we quickly set aside the issue of interdisciplinarity in comparative law and focus on applied comparative law in a broader sense. Specifically, I would like to look at the question whether the United States Supreme Court (and courts in general) should consider foreign law and practices. 217 more words
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The Cour de cassation delivered a few days ago an interesting judgment recalling the duty of the judge regarding the proof of foreign law and applying Articles 4 and 7 § 2 of the 1980 Rome Convention on the law applicable to contractual obligations in favour of Italian law (closest connection, the presumption that the contract is most closely connected with the country where the party who is to effect the performance which is characteristic of the contract has his habitual residence—France—being put aside). 1,048 more words
Konrad Buczkowski, et. al. Criminality and Criminal Justice in Contemporary Poland: Sociopolitical Perspectives (Ashgate Publishing, 2015). 208 p. Hardcover $112.46.
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Emerging Challenges in Privacy Law, Comparative Perspectives (Norman Witzleb, et al., eds, Cambridge University Press 2014). 477p. incl. index. Hardcover $165.00
Should California be the Next State to Ban Sharia Law?
There is great controversy brewing in the United States these days concerning the use of Sharia law in American courts. 2,787 more words