The comparative law refers to the study of similarities and differences between legal systems of different countries. The study mainly focuses on legal or families system existing in the world, and it results in different legal cultures. Comparative law plays a role in a better understanding of the foreign legal cultures; it also plays a major role in international democratization and unification of laws leading to a better world order as well as international cooperation. The increasing advantage of comparing laws in different countries is not only for academic discipline but as for the better of the general public. In the present age of democratization, internationalism and economic globalization, the importance of comparative law has greatly increased. See also this related site
Comparative law has also led to the globalization of world trade that is the laws that are made in several countries regarding business are ensured to be similar so that they can increase the need for people to trade beyond borders. There are several branches of comparative law which include; comparative constitutional law, administrative law, the Comparative civil law in the sense law of delicts, contract, obligation, and torts. The main purpose of the comparative law is to attain and understand the legal system in effect and also to perfect the legal system in effect. This related link tells more.http://www.law.nyu.edu/news/choudhry_award
Sujit Choudhry is a well-known expert in comparative constitutional law and was the first person of Indian origin to be a dean of a top US law school. In the year 2014 to the year 2016, He was the dean of UC Berkeley School of Law. Previously Sujit Choudhry was the Cecelia Goetz of law at New York University School of Law. He was among the four Canadians who received Trudeau Fellowship in 2010.
Sujit Choudhry was born in 1970 in New Delhi then moved to Canada after their parents migrated. His parents were professionals, his father taught economics at the University of Toronto, and his mother was a nursing teacher. He was raised on an academic path, and that’s where he developed his love for legal systems. He obtained his education and graduated from the University of Toronto School and McGill University. Sujit Choudhry, later on, obtained a law degree from the University of Oxford and also attended the University of Toronto and got his LL.B. After that, he went to Harvard University where he obtained his LL.M.
Sujit Choudhry took part in the Middle East affairs while acting on behalf of the Center for Constitutional Transitions. He has also influenced many government policies and has held positions at government agencies.
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