you practice in Bangkok or Boston, it's not enough anymore to know
the local and national laws cold. Not in a world of free trade, 24-hour
news cycles and unceasing travel. To provide useful service, or to
join that office in Tokyo, attorneys need a thorough understanding
of international law. Hence the rise of interest in comparative and
transnational studies at Penn Law, where a nonpareil faculty applies
its international expertise to a wide range of subjects.
On another front, three expatriates - a professor in Israel, a law
firm principal in Thailand, and an investment banking counselor in
England - provide a view from abroad, but not without pausing to recount
their formative years at the Law School, which prepared them for interesting
and successful careers.
See article: Border Crossing - Penn
Law Spans The Global Age