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An Introduction To Law and Legal Reasoning

  • Edition : 3rd ed., 2007
  • Author(s) : Burton
    • ISBN: 9780735562776
    • SKU: 10085
    • Condition: New
    • Format: Paperback

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    • ISBN: 9780735562776
    • SKU: 10085V
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An Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning continues to be the ideal go-to for the first year law student. It is a short, practical book that introduces beginning law students and others to contemporary law and legal reasoning. By presenting these topics through various discussions of cases and examples, it provides students with a solid source to reference for years to come.

A dependable, practical source, that:

Covers analogical and deductive reasoning, as well as the roles of legal conventions, purposes, and policies in legal reasoning;
Discusses cases of varying difficulty to diversify the learning process;
Presents law and legal reasoning primarily through discussions of cases and examples that avoid the abstraction characteristic of most competing books;
Emphasizes the law as used in practice by lawyers and judges;
Provides an explicit and systematic introduction to law and legal reasoning;
Offers a source suitable for use as supplementary reading in any first year course, in legal research and writing courses, in paralegal courses, and in other settings.

Table of Contents includes:
Cases and Rules;
Analogical Legal Reasoning;
Deductive Legal Reasoning;
Combining Analogies and Deductions;
Legal Reasons and Conventions;
Purposes;
The Judge's Perspective;
Hardest Cases;
The Lawyer's Perspective;
Legitimacy.
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