Giorgio Resta is a professor of comparative private law whose
physical movements mirror his subject of study: in the past five
years, he has taught in the United States, Argentina, Canada,
Germany, France as well as his native Italy, at the University of
Bari, where he is based.
Comparative law, to Resta, is an endeavour that necessitates
understanding of the context in which the law operates and this
understanding arises best from direct immersion into a country and
its legal system.
He explained this philosophy to inFocus reporter