We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more The American Journal of Comparative Law | Oxford Academic Skip to Main Content
Impact Factor
1.721
5 year Impact Factor
1.216

Editors-in-Chief

Helge Dedek
Franz Werro

Editorial Board

About the journal

Devoted to comparative and transnational legal studies including comparative law, transnational legal history and theory, private international law, conflict of laws, and the study of international legal systems …

Find out more

Never miss an issue 

Make sure to sign up for content e-alerts, and start receiving notifications as soon as new content publishes online. 

Sign up here.

Read the Press Release

Learn more about the new publishing partnership between The American Journal of Comparative Law and Oxford University Press.

Get involved with the ASCL

The American Society of Comparative Law

The AJCL is published on behalf of the American Society of Comparative Law, Inc.(ASCL), the leading organization in the United States promoting the comparative study of law. 

Learn more about joining the society and registering for the annual conference on the ASCL society page.

Younger Comparativists

The ASCL actively encourages early career researchers and scholars through the Younger Comparativists community. 

Interested in getting involved? The Younger Comparativists are also on Facebook.

This Feature Is Available To Subscribers Only

Sign In or Create an Account

This PDF is available to Subscribers Only

View Article Abstract & Purchase Options

For full access to this pdf, sign in to an existing account, or purchase an annual subscription.

Subscribe Now