Comparative jurisprudence: reception and misreading of transnational legal theory in Latin America

One could say that comparative jurisprudence is any kind of work in which international general jurisprudence is broken into pieces to articulate a national, regional, tribal or otherwise group-base experience with rather abstract ideas. This strategy, then, would lead to the juxtaposition of a national, regional or group adjective and the very word “jurisprudence”. I want to reserve the expression “local jurisprudence” for specifically this kind of work and literature.

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