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English translation: comparison of legal systems

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06:44 Jan 18, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
German term or phrase: Rechtsvergleichung
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Antje Ruppert
United States
Local time: 10:28
English translation:comparison of legal systems
Explanation:
Although I agree with previous post that Rechtsvergleich would mean legal settlement, since this is a library category, I think that Vergleichung definitely means comparison and Recht(s) would refer to system of law, or legal system.
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Nina Gettler
Local time: 07:28
Grading comment
I chose this one at random and really would like to thank all of you for helping me out. In order to figure out what
the correct term is I guess I will have to contact the client. Since it is a library category for none other than the
Max Planck Institute it needs to be as accurate as possible. I had mulled all of your proposed translations over in
my head before I sent out the inquiry and am still not sure what exactly "Rechtsvergleichung" could be. The fact
that there are various possible interpretations makes me feel good though.
Thanks again and have a great day,

Antje
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nacomparative jurisprudence
Sabine Trautewein
nacomparison of legal systems
Nina Gettler
naLegal Comparison (Rechtsvergleichung)
Adolpho J Silva
naLegal comparison OR legal settlement
Dierk Seeburg


  

Answers


1 hr
Legal comparison OR legal settlement


Explanation:
A fitting translation for 'Rechts-' may be 'legal'. 'Vergleich' in law can mean at least two things: the obvious 'comparison' as in comparing two things, and 'settlement' or 'agreement' as in: legal negotiations come to a close after a comparison of both standpoints.

Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 08:28
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 404
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1 hr
Legal Comparison (Rechtsvergleichung)


Explanation:
Seems to me that the meaning in English is of "Legal Comparison",meaning the analysis of principles of legal science by means of the comparison of various systems of law.

Adolpho J Silva
Brazil
Local time: 13:28
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 27
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1 hr
comparison of legal systems


Explanation:
Although I agree with previous post that Rechtsvergleich would mean legal settlement, since this is a library category, I think that Vergleichung definitely means comparison and Recht(s) would refer to system of law, or legal system.

Nina Gettler
Local time: 07:28
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 36
Grading comment
I chose this one at random and really would like to thank all of you for helping me out. In order to figure out what
the correct term is I guess I will have to contact the client. Since it is a library category for none other than the
Max Planck Institute it needs to be as accurate as possible. I had mulled all of your proposed translations over in
my head before I sent out the inquiry and am still not sure what exactly "Rechtsvergleichung" could be. The fact
that there are various possible interpretations makes me feel good though.
Thanks again and have a great day,

Antje
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1 hr
comparative jurisprudence


Explanation:
Vielleicht ist damit ja auch ein Vergleich verschiedener Rchtssysteme o.ä. gemeint.

Sabine Trautewein
Local time: 16:28
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 113
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