This is a review of the textbook entitled «Comparative law» by Pavel Biriukov and Dmitry Galushko of Voronezh State University, Russia. This contribution has a value for both, scholars interested in the fundamentals of comparative law as a methodology and for students wishing to successfully accomplish the courses in comparative law and international law. The authors present and analyze in detail the modern legal developments in national legal systems. Each chapter of the book is supplemented by questions for the students to deepen their understanding of the matters discussed in it. This is a benefit of the textbook from the perspective of the methodology of teaching comparative law. This textbook is a much welcome contribution that will undeniably assist the students taking international law as well as comparative law courses in self-studies.