If you are not a lawyer or law student this book is still an excellent read.
He argues that pragmatic policy concerns often are the best device for explaining judicial actions because Posner believes these considerations should guide judges.
This book provides a worthwhile addition to books that explore legal reasoning.
If you want to understand judges' "judicial make up" better, read this book, before you judge them. Highly recommended for laymen and lawyers alike.Published 8 months ago by enrique z. trespeces
This book provides a worthwhile addition to books that explore legal reasoning. The book is one I will return to whenever I return to the subject of legal reasoning.Published 11 months ago by Dogg
I ordered this for a gift so cannot comment on the book's content. However, since it was for a gift, I was pleased with the appearance of the book.Published 15 months ago by Betty G. Stallins
It's a great book, I bought this as well for myself and for a friend of mine. I read it and liked it. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Andrea Galfi
Judge Posner has a particular viewpoint about how judges think, and he pushes it relentlessly. He blames legal theorists for believing that judges are objective, but in fact most... Read morePublished on July 7, 2012 by Alexander Rosen
I wanted to read a book that was concise with pointers on how to become a better trial attorney at the local level. Read morePublished on November 26, 2011 by WM
Posner is a judge. He pulls aside the curtain into how judges really think. He addresses the issue that judges now feel free to "make law" and not just interpret it. Read morePublished on November 24, 2011 by Douglas W. Middleton
Hi! Thank you! The book came as was promised and in perfect condition. Looking forward to working with you in the future.Published on April 12, 2011 by Timur
In this erudite and highly readable book, a distinguished judge and scholar provides the reader with remarkable insights into how judges think, or ought to think, when interpreting... Read morePublished on March 26, 2011 by Kenneth L. Matheny