Date Chartered: 1/1/1973

Purpose

The Section on Comparative Law provides a forum for discussion of problems in the comparison of laws which are of concern to the comparatists as a profession, and brings to the attention of members of the Association of American Law Schools the experience of other countries with matters of current concern to American professors of law.

Leadership   Discussion List

 

2021

Main Program
Art Law (Co-sponsored by Comparative Law, Intellectual Property, and Poverty Law)
Civil Rights and Poverty Law Joint Program  (Co-sponsored by Comparative Law)
East Asian Law and Society (Co-sponsored by Comparative Law)
International Human Rights (Co-sponsored by Comparative Law and Law and Religion)
Scholarship (Co-sponsored by Constitutional Law, Comparative Law, and Law and Anthropology)

2020

Main Program
Art Law (Co-sponsored by Comparative Law)
Civil Rights (Co-sponsored by Comparative Law)
East Asian Law & Society (Co-sponsored by Comparative Law)
International Law (Co-sponsored by Comparative Law)
International Legal Exchange (Co-sponsored by Comparative Law)
Law and South Asian Studies (Co-sponsored by Comparative Law)

2019

Main Program
Law and South Asian Studies and Comparative Law Joint Program

Mark Tushnet Prize in Comparative Law

About Mark Tushnet: Mark Tushnet, a former president of the Association of American Law Schools, is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. A former law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall, Tushnet is an authoritative voice in constitutional law and theory. His scholarship spans all areas of public law, including comparative constitutional law, a field in which he has co-authored a leading casebook. A respected teacher, a devoted mentor, and an influential scholar, he retired from the Harvard faculty in June 2020.

Award Winner

Year Recipient Law School
2021 Pamela Bookman Fordham University School of Law
2020 Jorge Farinacci Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Law

Honorable Mentions

Year Honorable Mentions Law School
2021 Jonathan L. Marshfield Nebraska Law School
2021 Yuvraj Joshi  Yale Law School