Legal Argument: The Structure and Language of Effective Advocacy

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Legal Argument: The Structure and Language of Effective Advocacy

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Legal Argument: The Structure and Language of Effective Advocacy is a full-featured guide designed primarily for law students in research, writing, analysis and trial advocacy classes and moot court programs. Inside you'll find detailed explanations of how lawyers construct legal arguments and practical guidelines to the process of molding the raw materials of litigation—cases, statutes, testimony, documents, common sense—into instruments of persuasive advocacy. You'll also find writing guidelines that show you how to present a well-constructed legal argument in writing in a way that legal decision makers will find persuasive. The centerpiece of this indispensable work is its syllogism-based step-by-step method, designed to walk the advocate through the process of crafting a winning argument.

Publication Date

2007

Publisher

Carolina Academic Press

ISBN

978-1-42241-820-8

Edition

2d Edition

Keywords

legal writing, argument, advocacy, syllogisms, briefs

Disciplines

Law | Legal Education | Legal Writing and Research

Legal Argument: The Structure and Language of Effective Advocacy

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