Different set of law governs different countries all over the world. In some cases, some articles and caps in the laws look alike. The similarity in the caps depicts that individuals will not have problems if they traverse to different countries. However, various laws may pose difficulties to individuals travelling aboard. The Comparative Law sets to compare the differences and similarities between the various laws governing various countries in the world. The discipline has been embraced by many institutions as a course and has been categorized to comparative administrative law, comparative civil law, comparative criminal law, and comparative business law. Additional read on crunchbase.com.
The foreign comparison of legal systems existed since the 18th century. Before this date, jurists used comparative law methodologies to understand the different laws and their jurisdictions in the various countries. In 1740, Sir Henry wrote a book about the comparative law on how to compare various laws and their jurisprudence. The first subject of this discipline was established in 1869 at University of Oxford with Maine being the first professor in line to lecture about the course. Over the years, more institutions have integrated the course in their curriculum making it a discipline globally recognized by law communities in the world. Related article here.
Sujit Choudhry is a comparative law expert, ambassador, professor and tutor with vast experience in the field. Sujit started his education path in the University of Toronto for his high school education then joined McGill University where he studied biology. He later joined the University of Oxford for his B.A in law, as a Rhodes Scholar. Based on about.me, after a year in practice, he joined the University of Toronto for his LLB which he advanced to Llm at Harvard Law School. In all his education endeavours, Sujit performed exemplary making him achieve recognition awards as the best student in various levels. More articles on constitutionaltransitions.org
Sujit Choudhry is the professor and the dean of law school at UC Berkeley School of Law. He has been active in assisting various countries to come up with the transformative constitution as well as a member of many the board of amending different countries constitution. He has been of great importance in explaining various law clauses that only a law expert would comprehend. He has received many awards for his great work. More of Sujit on his linkedin.com page.