Get Beyond Legal Reasoning: a Critique of Pure Lawyering PDF

By Jeffrey Lipshaw

ISBN-10: 1138221309

ISBN-13: 9781138221307

The thought of studying to ‘think like a legal professional’ is without doubt one of the cornerstones of felony schooling within the usa and past. during this ebook, Jeffrey Lipshaw presents a critique of the normal perspectives of ‘thinking like a attorney’ or ‘pure lawyering’ aimed toward attorneys, legislation professors, and scholars who are looking to comprehend lawyering past the normal warrior metaphor. Drawing on his huge event on the intersection of actual global legislations and company concerns, Professor Lipshaw offers a cosmopolitan philosophical argument that the "pure lawyering" of conventional felony schooling is agnostic to both fact or ethical price of results. He demonstrates natural lawyering’s strength either for illusions of walk in the park and cynical instrumentalism, and the results of either whilst attorneys are known as on as dealmakers, policymakers, and counsellors.


This booklet bargains an street for buying past (or unlearning) in simple terms how one can imagine like a attorney. It combines felony thought, philosophy of information, and doctrine with an appreciation of real-life judgment calls that multi-disciplinary attorneys are known as upon to make. The publication could be of significant curiosity to students of felony schooling, criminal language and reasoning in addition to professors who educate either doctrine and pondering and writing talents within the first 12 months legislations tuition curriculum; and for someone who's attracted to looking a point of view on ‘thinking like a legal professional’ past the litigation arena.

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