How Would You Rule?: Test Your Legal Wits Against the Law's Strangest Cases (Paperback)
Learn the law by resolving real legal cases.Lawyers and judges do not have the luxury of having the law explained to them. They must figure out what the law should be from the facts of each case and the legal principles of cases that have come before.
How Would You Rule? brings that experience to the page by presenting you with the critical facts and rules in 31 of the law's most interesting cases and inviting you to test your legal wits and sharpen your legal judgment by figuring out how these challenging cases should be decided.
Written in plain language, every legal case in How Would You Rule? is told as an engaging and intriguing story. How Would You Rule? is perfect for students who aspire to careers in the law, for readers who want to learn how judging really works, and for anyone who loves figuring out puzzles and thinking about justice in a complicated world.
From the Back Cover
What would you do if you had the chance to be the judge in some of the toughest, strangest, and most puzzling cases that have ever come to court? The best way to find out how you would rule is to try it yourself.
- Would you let a person out of a contract to buy a haunted house?
- Would you help a mother break up her daughter's friendship with another girl?
- Would you give refunds to the audience at the world's worst rock concert?
These are just some of the legal challenges and dilemmas you'll find in these pages. You will learn about the law and justice and how hard it can sometimes be to have both at the same time.