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An introduction to legal reasoning.

Edward Hirsch Levi

An introduction to legal reasoning.

by Edward Hirsch Levi

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law -- United States -- Interpretation and construction

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 104 p.
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23368709M

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ISBN: paper Introduction: Edward H. Levi explains in the preface that the purpose of his thesis is to provide an analysis developed at the trial level based on statutory and constitutional by: An Introduction to Legal Reasoning.

This volume will be of interest and value to students of logic, ethics, and political philosophy, as well as to members of the legal profession and to everyone /5. An Introduction to Legal Reasoning Hardcover – January 1, by Edward H. Levi (Author) See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Edward H.

Levi. “Manages at one and the same time to take legal reasoning seriously and yet not be taken in by it. Written in a lively and engaging style, this book is both comprehensive in its treatment of the subject and provocative in its central argument, namely that thinking like a lawyer Cited by:   The legal reasoning process thus deals with advocacy and prediction, not with fixed truth.

Thinking Like A Lawyer offers an insightful introduction to how lawyers think. From perspectives to interpretations of the law to epistemological question, the book offers a wide introduction /5. AN INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL REASONING perfect unless some overall rule has announced that this common and as-certainable similarity is to be decisive.

But no such fixed prior rule exists. It could be suggested that reasoning is not involved at all; that is, that no new insight is arrived at through a comparison of cases. But reasoning ap-Cited by: book to attract them. The student of abnormal behavior will find little or nothing to justify the time spent in reading the volume.

JESS SPIRER DIRECTOR, UNIVERSITY GUIDANCE CENTER UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI AN INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL REASONING. The first is introduction to legal reasoning, which teaches you how to read cases and has specific exercises.

The second is how to do your best on law school exams, which is about how to produce legal arguments. I've found everything in the law exam book carries over to legal memoranda. Delaney's books.

This primer on legal reasoning is aimed at law students and upper-level undergraduates. But it is also an original exposition of basic legal concepts that scholars and lawyers will find stimulating.

It covers such topics as rules, precedent, authority, analogical reasoning, the common law, statutory interpretation, legal. In his classic book, Kenneth J. Vandevelde defines this elusive phrase and identifies the techniques involved in thinking like a lawyer.

Unlike most legal writings, which are plagued by difficult, 5/5(1). This is not a book about the content of the law; it is about a well-developed and valuable way of thinking that can be applied to many practical and sophisticated, Thinking Like a Lawyer avoids the pitfalls common to most books on legal reasoning: It neither assumes too much legal.

Frederick Schauer, from the foreword. “ An Introduction to Legal Reasoning was when published an important contribution to the distinctively American view of legal argument, legal reasoning, legal.

Originally published inAn Introduction to Legal Reasoning is widely acknowledged as a classic text. As its opening sentence states, “This is an attempt to describe generally the process Brand: University of Chicago Press.

Book Review: An Introduction To Legal Reasoning Case law: the law as established by the outcome of former cases, sometimes called common law or judge made law. Statutory law: written laws that. Now in its Third Edition, 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. Thinking Like a Lawyer: An Introduction to Legal Reasoning Kenneth J. Vandevelde Law students, law professors, and lawyers frequently refer to the process of "thinking like a lawyer," but attempts to.

Originally published inAn Introduction to Legal Reasoning is widely acknowledged as a classic text. As its opening sentence states, “This is an attempt to describe generally the process.

Updated for a new generation of lawyers, the second edition features a new chapter on contemporary perspectives on legal reasoning. A useful new appendix serves as a survival guide for current and prospective law students and describes how to apply the techniques in the book Cited by:.

CONTENTS Preface xi 1 Introduction: Is There Legal Reasoning? 1 2 Rules—in Law and Elsewhere 13 Of Rules in General 13 The Core and the Fringe 18 The Generality of Rules 24 The File Size: KB.

This volume will be of interest and value to students of logic, ethics, and political philosophy, as well as to members of the legal profession and to everyone concerned with problems 3/5(1).

The book title, "Thinking Like a Lawyer," is a bit misleading on that point. To me (not a lawyer but with some nexus to law), this book is not too hard to read, but I can tell that many points would not be easily understood without any legal /5.