The use of comparative law can enhance the teaching of American civil procedure, especially by a comparison of foreign form book material with American forms. In this way, with some basic knowledge of comparative civil procedure, the student will better appreciate our own concepts and will also understand some fundamental principles of the civil procedure of civil law countries when he is confronted with them in private practice
Sidney B. Jacoby,
The Use of Comparative Law in Teaching American Civil Procedure,
25 Clev. St. L. Rev.
available at http://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/clevstlrev/vol25/iss4/2