The Tools of Argument: How the Best Lawyers Think, Argue, and Win

10 Pages Posted: 30 Jul 2013

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Joel P. Trachtman

Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Date Written: July 29, 2013

Abstract

This is the preface and conclusion of a new book on legal argument. The book is designed to provide instruction in core legal analytical techniques, and concepts of procedure, interpretation, reference to precedent, evidence, etc. It shows how these techniques are used in legal practice, as well as in non-legal discourse.

Keywords: argument, rhetoric, practice, interpretation, legal analysis

JEL Classification: K10, K40

Suggested Citation

Trachtman, Joel P., The Tools of Argument: How the Best Lawyers Think, Argue, and Win (July 29, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2302693 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2302693

Joel P. Trachtman (Contact Author)

Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy ( email )

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