About Law Schools Global League
- Enables a body of ‘global law’, i.e. law that transcends the boundaries of the positive laws of national legal orders, to be conceived and to emerge (even if that global law might not actually be in force.
- Induces a greater degree of interplay between legal systems within and among regions throughout the world, often leading to convergence.
- Challenges the classical paradigm of national law and the monopoly of the nation-State over the process of lawmaking and law enforcement.
- Causes the shift from predominating monism in legal education and research toward increased pluralism, in respect of legal systems, interdisciplinarity, and methodology.
- Helps to understand how this body of global law exerts a significant influence on and over sub-national, national, regional or international legal orders.
- Helps to understand how new global and local actors shape law and the different forms which law can take.
- Explores the possibilities that the comparison and convergence of legal systems can offer so as to enhance justice and international cooperation in and between different regions throughout the world.
- Helps to define a new balance between global law, local law and legal scholarship.