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L’Enseignement Du Droit Aux États-Unis: Réflexion Sur L’Actualité, Vivian Grosswald Curran Dec 2005

L’Enseignement Du Droit Aux États-Unis: Réflexion Sur L’Actualité, Vivian Grosswald Curran

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This short essay updates an earlier publication on U.S. law teaching methodology as a reflection of the common law system that was published in 13 Cahier de Méthodologie Juridique. The older piece will be republished along with this update in 20 Cahier de Méthodologie Juridique. The central theme of the present piece is to raise the issue of U.S. legal education’s reflection of common law assumptions in light of today’s internationalization of law. More specifically, there is a growing consensus to confirm the theory of Niklas Luhmann that law is transnationalizing along substantive, functionalist lines. The ...