This article will address one of the specific logical fallacies known as the Fallacy of Affirming the Consequent, discuss the place of formal logic in legal reasoning, describe the Fallacy of Affirming the Consequent, demonstrate how courts have explicitly used the fallacy in deciding cases, and detail how litigators can use the Fallacy to win cases.
Stephen M. Rice
"Conspicuous Logic: Using the Logical Fallacy of Affirming the Consequent as a Litigation Tool,"
Barry Law Review: Vol. 14
, Article 1.
Available at: http://lawpublications.barry.edu/barrylrev/vol14/iss1/1