The force of logic : using formal logic as a tool in the craft of legal argument /

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Main Author: Rice, Stephen M. 1969-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Boulder, CO : National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2017
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Table of Contents:
  • Ancient rules of logic and a new perspective on argument
  • Logic and the tools of disciplined, creative legal argument
  • Formal logic and its role in litigation
  • The rules of formal logic and the logical fallacy
  • The fallacy of denying the antecedent
  • The fallacy of affirming the consequent
  • The fallacy of the undistributed middle term
  • The fallacy of the illicit process
  • The fallacy of the negative premise
  • The fallacy of affirming a disjunct
  • A fallacy-based perspective on legal argumentation for litigators and judges
  • Logic's value to lawyers who solve legal problems with argument