The Five Types of Legal Argument

Front Cover
Carolina Academic Press, 2002 - Law - 201 pages
0 Reviews
Organized simply and logically, The Five Types of Legal Argument shows readers how to identify, create, attack, and evaluate the five types of legal arguments (text, intent, precedent, tradition and policy). It also describes how to weave the arguments together to make them more persuasive and how to attack legal arguments.In this book, Huhn demonstrates exactly why the legal reasoning in a case is difficult to analyze. Each type of legal argument has a different structure and draws upon different evidence of what the law is. Thus this book does not merely introduce readers to law and legal reasoning, but shows how the five different legal arguments are constructed so that various strategies can be developed for attacking each one.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

The Purpose of Legal Education
7
The Five Types of Legal Arguments
13
Intent
31
Copyright

16 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information