The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think like a Lawyer"

The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think like a Lawyer"

The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think like a Lawyer"

The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think like a Lawyer"

Synopsis

In this linguistic study of law school education, Mertz shows how law professors employ the Socratic method between teacher and student, forcing the student to shift away from moral and emotional terms in thinking about conflict, toward frameworks of legal authority instead.
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