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Persuasive Legal Writing 3rd Edition

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Persuasive Legal Writing 3rd Edition

Nancy Schultz, "Persuasive Legal Writing 3rd Edition"
English | ISBN: 0735507465 | 2011 | 176 pages | PDF | 18 MB

Persuasive Legal Writing offers complete instruction, exercises, and examples to teach students how to frame and assert arguments. Starting with an introduction to classical rhetorical devices and the psychology of persuasion, authors Sirico and Schultz unpack every aspect of persuasive writing, from structuring sentences and paragraphs to writing style, tone, storytelling, audience analysis, the ethics of argument, and citing authorities;all in a remarkably concise format. Persuasive Legal Writing, Third Edition, features:
A consistent emphasis on the three keys to persuasive writing
1. writing simply and clearly
2. arguing ethically
3. writing for your audience
How to focus attention on your argument by structuring sentences, paragraphs, and documents
How to achieve an appropriately assertive tone
When and how to cite authorities to support you argument
How to make equity and policy arguments
A helpful summary of common pitfalls in persuasive writing
Generous use of examples throughout the text
Integrated writing exercises for developing advocacy skills
A capstone exercise at the end of the book
An attractive new cover and interior design
Enhanced and streamlined examples that are even more student friendly
New examples from briefs and court opinions
A new chapter on narrative and storytelling in persuasive writing