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Article Title

The Character of Legal Reasoning

Keywords

legal reasoning, phronesis, practical wisdom, techne, craft, rhetorica, rhetoric, lawyer, judge

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Legal reasoning is unique and distinctive. Good legal reasoning is a combination of practical wisdom (phronesis), craft (techne), and rhetoric (rhetorica). When composed harmoniously, these concepts constitute the bedrock characteristics of the good lawyer and judge.

Relation

61 Wash. & Lee L. Rev.

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