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Advanced Legal Writing : Theories and Strategies in Persuasive Writing - 02 edition

Advanced Legal Writing : Theories and Strategies in Persuasive Writing (ISBN10: 0735520143; ISBN13: 9780735520141)
ISBN13: 978-0735520141
ISBN10: 0735520143

Summary: Advanced Legal Writing : Theories and Strategies in Persuasive Writing is exceptionally well suited for use in upper level Legal Writing courses that focus on strategy.

The author's distinctive approach:
  • emphasizes persuasive writing strategies and explores specific techniques for legal writers
  • combines theory with practically by taking an interdisciplinary
  • avoids a "documents-
    based" approach going beyond the trial or appellate brief to identify effective strategies for a broad range of documents and settings
  • follows a consistent format, offering for each writing strategy:
  • explanation of its nature and characteristics
  • an account of the theoretical principles which explain their effectiveness
  • detailed, "how-to" guidelines for students to use in their own writing
  • numerous examples of proper use of the strategy and exercises
  • consideration of ethical implications
  • a thorough Teacher's Manual
  • The book is divided into five main parts that cover:
  • literacy allusion and its value in persuasive writing
  • the three basic processes of persuasion: logic and rational argument, emotional argument, and establishing credibility
  • rhetorical style
  • persuasiave writing strategies based on psychology theory
  • the moral implications of being an effective persuasive writer
Be sure to review ADVANCED LEGAL WRITING: Theories and Strategies in Persuasive Writing before you make an adoption for your course.
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Summary: Advanced Legal Writing : Theories and Strategies in Persuasive Writing is exceptionally well suited for use in upper level Legal Writing courses that focus on strategy.

The author's distinctive approach:
  • emphasizes persuasive writing strategies and explores specific techniques for legal writers
  • combines theory with practically by taking an interdisciplinary
  • avoids a "documents-based" approach going beyond the trial or appellate brief to identify effective strategies for a broad range of documents and settings
  • follows a consistent format, offering for each writing strategy:
  • explanation of its nature and characteristics
  • an account of the theoretical principles which explain their effectiveness
  • detailed, "how-to" guidelines for students to use in their own writing
  • numerous examples of proper use of the strategy and exercises
  • consideration of ethical implications
  • a thorough Teacher's Manual
  • The book is divided into five main parts that cover:
  • literacy allusion and its value in persuasive writing
  • the three basic processes of persuasion: logic and rational argument, emotional argument, and establishing credibility
  • rhetorical style
  • persuasiave writing strategies based on psychology theory
  • the moral implications of being an effective persuasive writer
Be sure to review ADVANCED LEGAL WRITING: Theories and Strategies in Persuasive Writing before you make an adoption for your course.
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Edition/Copyright: 02
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Publisher: Aspen Law
Year Published: 2002
International: No



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