Thinking Like a Lawyer: An Introduction to Legal Reasoning / Edition 2

Thinking Like a Lawyer: An Introduction to Legal Reasoning / Edition 2

by Kenneth J. Vandevelde
     
 

The original gold-standard introduction to legal reasoning, now revised and updated for a new generation of lawyersSee more details below

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The original gold-standard introduction to legal reasoning, now revised and updated for a new generation of lawyers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813344645
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
12/28/2010
Edition description:
Second Edition, Second Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
438,863
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Identifying Applicable Law7
2Analyzing Statutes and Cases25
3Synthesizing the Law39
4Researching the Facts57
5Applying the Law65
6A Historical Perspective on Legal Reasoning109
7Policy Analysis, Synthesis, and Application141
8Contracts183
9Torts195
10Constitutional Law209
11Civil Procedure223
Conclusion235
Selected Bibliography237
About the Book and Author241
Index243

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