Courses 2009 - 2010
LAW E 508 Persuasive Writing
Credits: 2-4, Max 4
Students will study examples of good and bad persuasive writing and practice written advocacy in a number of assignments. The course will begin with a study of persuasion and rhetoric, then move into practicing legal argument: working with facts, framing issues, constructing legal arguments. Students will practice advocacy in the context of pre-trial motions and appeals. Prerequisite: A506 Legal Analysis, Research and Writing. Enrollment limited to 15 students.
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