USA

The United States’ legal system has its basis in the common law tradition of English law. However, the most important source of US law is the United States Constitution. There are over 1,100,000 licensed lawyers in the United States, making it the worlds’ biggest legal profession.

Americas and the Caribbean

Your contact for this region is Ben Stevenson

Ben Stevenson

International Policy Adviser: Americas and Caribbean

ben.stevenson@lawsociety.org.uk