US Courts Should Use Foreign Laws, Says Justice

Justice Stephen G. Breyer from the United States Supreme Court is advocating that the US begins to take foreign law into account.

As New York Times reports, Breyer’s recent book “The Court and the World” suggests that the court should take note of laws overseas, as roughly 20% of court cases are related to activities outside the US.

American lawyers in Thailand Chaninat and Leeds are experts in Thai law

Justice Breyer argues the court “more harmonizing, understanding and application of American law to foreign activities is not the same as American courts deciding cases on the basis of foreign law.”

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