The American Society of Comparative Law

The nation’s premier learned society devoted to the comparative study of legal systems and traditions.

ASCL News

  • Call for Papers

    Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop January 19-21, 2023 University of Pennsylvania Law School Announcement and Call for Papers Co-organized and Co-Hosted by Kim Lane Scheppele (Princeton University) Jacques deLisle (University of Pennsylvania Law School), and Jacqueline Ross (University of Illinois College of Law) The American Society of Comparative Law Hosting institution for 2023:  University of […]

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  • Call for Applications: Editorial Fellow

    The American Society of Comparative Law seeks applicants for the position of Editorial Fellow.

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    Call for Nominations – 2022 Buxbaum Prize for Teaching in Comparative Law

    The Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC) of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL) invites nominations, including self-nominations, for the annual Richard M. Buxbaum Prize for Teaching in Comparative Law.  The YCC created the Buxbaum Prize in the summer of 2014 in honor of Professor Richard M. Buxbaum, the 2014 recipient of the ASCL Lifetime Achievement […]

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