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The Potential of Comparative Law

  • Francesca Fiorentini
  • Marta InfantinoEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice book series (IUSGENT, volume 77)

Abstract

The chapter aims to review the contributions in this volume and to highlight the many aspects of Bussani’s Weltanschauung that might offer valuable insights about the role and purposes of comparative law in today’s and tomorrow’s world.

Keywords

Comparative law Aims and functions of comparative law Global law Legal practice ‘Legal origins’ theory 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IUSLITUniversity of TriesteTriesteItaly

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