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Thinking like a lawyer

Kenneth J. Vandevelde

Thinking like a lawyer

an introduction to legal reasoning

by Kenneth J. Vandevelde

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Published by Westview Press in New York] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementKenneth J. Vandevelde
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK212 .V36 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24524922M
ISBN 109780813344645
LC Control Number2010034664
OCLC/WorldCa656213300

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You might enjoy being an attorney if you like logic puzzles, research, and critical thinking. This is Chapter Five of the second edition of "Thinking Like a Lawyer: An Introduction to Legal Reasoning," which updates the first edition published in The goal of the book is to describe in a systematic and rigorous way the process by which lawyers use rules, policies, and facts to construct arguments about the rights and duties that Author: Kenneth J.

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