The Language of Law School

Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13 : 019518310X

Page : 308 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 10X voters

Anyone who has attended law school knows that it invokes an important intellectual transformation, frequently referred to as "learning to think like a lawyer". This process, which forces students to think and talk in radically new and toward different ways about conflicts, is directed by professors in the course of their lectures and examinations, and conducted via spoken and written language. Beth Mertz's book delves into that language to reveal the complexities of how this process takes place.

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