Download e-book for iPad: Beyond Legal Reasoning: a Critique of Pure Lawyering by Jeffrey Lipshaw

By Jeffrey Lipshaw

ISBN-10: 1138221309

ISBN-13: 9781138221307

The suggestion of studying to ‘think like a attorney’ is among the cornerstones of criminal schooling within the usa and past. during this publication, Jeffrey Lipshaw presents a critique of the normal perspectives of ‘thinking like a attorney’ or ‘pure lawyering’ geared toward attorneys, legislation professors, and scholars who are looking to comprehend lawyering past the conventional warrior metaphor. Drawing on his large adventure on the intersection of genuine international legislations and company matters, Professor Lipshaw provides 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 power either for illusions of simple task and cynical instrumentalism, and the results of either whilst legal professionals are referred to as on as dealmakers, policymakers, and counsellors.

This publication deals an road for buying past (or unlearning) simply the way to imagine like a legal professional. It combines criminal conception, philosophy of data, and doctrine with an appreciation of real-life judgment calls that multi-disciplinary legal professionals are known as upon to make. The booklet may be of significant curiosity to students of criminal schooling, felony language and reasoning in addition to professors who train either doctrine and considering and writing talents within the first yr legislation college curriculum; and for somebody who's drawn to looking a point of view on ‘thinking like a legal professional’ past the litigation arena.

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