Legal Reasoning

Legal Reasoning

by Martin P. Golding
     
 

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In a book that is a blend of text and readings, Martin P. Golding explores legal reasoning from a variety of angles-including that of judicial psychology. The primary focus, however, is on the ‘logic' of judicial decision making. How do judges justify their decisions? What sort of arguments do they use? In what ways do they rely on legal precedent? Golding

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In a book that is a blend of text and readings, Martin P. Golding explores legal reasoning from a variety of angles-including that of judicial psychology. The primary focus, however, is on the ‘logic' of judicial decision making. How do judges justify their decisions? What sort of arguments do they use? In what ways do they rely on legal precedent? Golding includes a wide variety of cases, as well as a brief bibliographic essay (updated for this Broadview Edition).

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Ronald Moore University of Washington
"Golding's Legal Reasoning is not only the best book in its field, but the only book of its kind."

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ISBN-13:
9780394329963
Publisher:
Random House, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1980
Series:
Law and American Society Ser.
Pages:
177

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