Why is logic so important for law students?

When your parents say to you ‘you’re going to make a good lawyer one day,’ it’s usually because you came up with a response to something they said or did that is hard for them—logically—to refute.

Logic is the core skill of the legal craft. It is for this reason that we want to know about your basic fluency with logic—your ability to dissect others’ logic and respond to it with logical arguments of your own.