“Think Like a Lawyer — Legal Reasoning for Law Students and Business Professionals” will help new lawyers become practice-ready attorneys and better compete in the incredibly competitive job market. The book focuses on the fundamental skills necessary for legal problem-solving, such as rule-based reasoning (deductive reasoning), synthesis (inductive reasoning), analogical reasoning, distinguishing cases and policy-based reasoning. Exercises are employed throughout the text to ensure that readers are able to practice the skills gained as they progress through the chapters.
The author, E. Scott Fruehwald of Jericho, N.Y., has taught at the law schools of the University of Alabama, Roger Williams University and Hofstra University. He graduated from the University of Louisville School of Law, where he was editor in chief of the law review. He also has a doctor of judicial science from the University of Virginia School of Law and a Ph.D. from the City University of New York.
“Think Like a Lawyer” was published by ABA Publishing in conjunction with the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
Title: “Think Like a Lawyer — Legal Reasoning for Law Students and
Publisher: Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Product Code: 5290106
Orders: 800-285-2221 or http://ambar.org/thinklikealawyer
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