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Logic and the Common Law Trial
American Journal of Trial Advocacy
  • Richard H. Underwood, University of Kentucky College of Law
Abstract

In this article, the author explores some of the inconsistencies between logic and the practice of law. The article draws together numerous anecdotes and examples of situations in which common sense was rejected or ignored in the name of legal procedure. The article focuses on various argument styles employed by lawyers.

Document Type
Article
Publication Date
7-1-1994
Disciplines
Notes/Citation Information

American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Summer 1994), pp. 151-199

Citation Information
Richard H. Underwood, Logic and the Common Law Trial, 18 Am. J. Trial Advoc. 151 (1994).