A Student's Guide to Legal Analysis: Thinking Like a Lawyerby Patrick M. McFadden
Provides law students with a way of organizing and thinking about their coursework and about the cases, laws, and regulations they confront every day.
- a concise, accessible text designed to aid all law students regardless of subject matter
- based on the premise that despite the law's complexity, there are three primary questions that recur in different guises throughout legal practice: -Is there a law?- Has it been violated?- What will be done about it?
- brings order to the chaotic stream of legal issues that law students confront in the cases and materials they study
- introduces the dynamics of legal argument
- gets students to recognize the basic questions posed in a legal dispute as well as the predictable reasons lawyers give for reaching one resolution or another
- contains a helpful glossary of legal terms and extensive Index, as well as a list of suggested readings
- The Only Three Questions in Law
- Is There a Law?
- Has the Law Been Violated?
- What Will Be Done About a Violation of Law?
From Questions to Answers