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Readings in Persuasion

Readings in Persuasion - 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0735587755

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ISBN13: 978-0735587755
ISBN10: 0735587752
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 12
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Published: 2012
International: No

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Readings in Persuasion - 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0735587755

Linda H. Edwards

ISBN13: 978-0735587755
ISBN10: 0735587752
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 12
Publisher: Aspen Publishers

Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

An innovative and riveting look at briefs from a highly respected author thatcan be used a primary text in an advanced legal writing class or as asecondary text in a basic legal writing course. The chapters can be taken inany order. In the first part of the book, individual chapters cover advancedlegal writing topics such as rhetoric, voice, emotion, metaphor, andnarrative. The second part of the book introduces famous cases, with the storyof each case. Chapter introductions provide interesting insights, such ashistorical context, the story of the case and of the litigation of it,information about the lawyers who wrote the briefs on both sides, what thecourts decided, and, where relevant, about what has happened since. Compellingcontent makes it easy to engage students while photos throughout enliven thetext. Full-text cases and briefs are available on a companion website and aTeacher's Manual offers sample syllabi and suggested readings for each brief.Features:Highly respected authorFlexibilitycan be used as core text in advanced legal writing with other materialssecondary text in a basic legal writing coursechapters can be taken in any orderHigh-interest, engaging contentEach chapter focuses on important legal writing topicsrhetoricvoiceemotionmetaphornarrativeFeatures famous caseChapter introductions with compelling insightshistorical contextthe story of the case and its litigationinformation about the lawyers who wrote the briefs on both sideswhat the courts decidedwhat has happened sinceFull-text cases and briefs offered on a companion websitePhotos that enliven the textA Teacher's Manual with sample syllabi and suggested readings foreach brief

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