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.

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Summer 1994


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



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