Login       My Wishlist
  My Cart
$0.00 / 0 items
 
Translate This Website
International Translation Network
 
International Access
Global Shipping Options Available
  Our Catalog   Law

Legal Argument: The Structure and Language of Effective Advocacy


On Sale Now! Free Shipping Included! Save 6% on the Legal Argument: The Structure and Language of Effective Advocacy by Brand: LEXISNEXIS at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. This book has two main purposes. The first is to explain how lawyers construct legal arguments. It is meant to be a purely practical guide to the


Product Description

This book has two main purposes. The first is to explain how lawyers construct legal arguments. It is meant to be a purely practical guide to the process by which lawyers take the raw materials of litigation cases, statutes, testimony, documents, common sense and mold them into instruments of persuasive advocacy. The book's second purpose is to explain how to take a well-constructed legal argument and present it, in writing, in a way that legal decision makers will find persuasive. The centerpiece of Legal Argument: The Structure and Language of Effective Advocacy is a step-by-step method, based on the construction of syllogisms, designed to walk the advocate through the process by which such a winning argument may be crafted. The book is divided into five parts:


• Part I sets out a general methodology for constructing legal arguments.

• Part II focuses more closely on the construction of persuasive, well-grounded legal premises, and covers the effective integration of legal doctrine and evidence into the argument's structure.

• Part III shows how to put the method to work by giving two detailed examples of the construction of complete legal arguments from scratch.

• Part IV provides a detailed protocol for reducing well-constructed legal arguments to written form, along with a concrete illustration of that process. It also provides concrete advice on how to recognize and avoid a host of common mistakes in the written presentation of legal arguments.

• Part V moves from the basics into more advanced techniques of persuasive legal argument. These include rhetorical tactics of framing and emphasis, how to respond to arguments, maintaining professionalism in advocacy, and the ethical limits of argument.

Additional Information

Manufacturer:LexisNexis
Brand:Brand: LEXISNEXIS
Publisher:LexisNexis
Studio:LexisNexis
EAN:9781422418208
Item Weight:0.65 pounds
Item Size:0.5 x 9.75 x 9.75 inches
Package Weight:0.65 pounds
Package Size:6.4 x 0.4 x 0.4 inches

Legal Argument: The Structure and Language of Effective Advocacy by Brand: LEXISNEXIS

Buy Now:
Legal Argument: The Structure and Language of Effective Advocacy

Brand: Brand: LEXISNEXIS
4.2 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
Condition: New
Lead Time: 1 - 2 Business Days
Availability: In Stock
$67.00
$63.07
You Save: 6%


Quantity:  

 


View More In Law.

 


Have questions about this item, or would like to inquire about a custom or bulk order?


If you have any questions about this product by Brand: LEXISNEXIS, contact us by completing and submitting the form below. If you are looking for a specif part number, please include it with your message.

First Name:
Last Last:
Email Address:
Your Message:

Related Best Sellers


Seeing Through Legalese: More Essays on Plain Language
By Carolina Academic Press
ean: 9781531008642, isbn: 153100864X,
This is Joseph Kimble's second book of essays. The first, published in 2006, was acclaimed as "superb," invaluable," and "a treasure." Seeing Through Legalese collects his more recent writings and promises to be equally good. Kimble, now a distinguis...

Multilingual Law: A Framework for Analysis and Understanding (Law, Language and Communication)
By Routledge
ean: 9781138606432, isbn: 113860643X,
This book introduces and explores the concept of multilingual law. Providing an overview as to what is 'multilingual law', the study establishes a new discourse based on this concept, which has hitherto lacked recognition for reasons of complexity an...

Enough Said: What's Gone Wrong with the Language of Politics?
By St. Martin's Griffin
ean: 9781250144539, isbn: 1250144531,
There’s a crisis of trust in politics across the western world. Public anger is rising and faith in conventional political leaders and parties is falling. Anti-politics, and the anti-politicians, have arrived. In Enough Said, President and CEO of T...

Language and Law
By Palgrave
ean: 9781137017949, isbn: 9781137017949,
What is legal language and where is it found? What does a forensic linguist do? How can linguistic skills help legal professionals?We are constantly surrounded by legal language, but sometimes it is almost impossible to understand. Providing extracts...

Emotional Intelligence: A 21- Day Step by Step Guide to Mastering Social Skills, Improve Your Relationships, and Boost Your EQ (Emotional Intelligence EQ) (Volume 2)
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ean: 9781717140098, isbn: 9781717140098,
Master your emotions effectively!Achieve greater success in your personal and professional life!Enjoy more rewarding and fulfilling relationships!All of these are possible by developing and growing you emotional intelligence (EQ). Recent studies have...

The Language of Justice: Exercises and Role Plays
By Ayuda
ean: 9780982316665, isbn: 0982316666,
This workbook accompanies the training manual, The Language of Justice: Interpreting for Legal Services. It offers interpreters and trainers a chance to practice some of the skills taught in The Language of Justice. Like the training manual, the work...

American Legal English, 2nd Edition: Using Language in Legal Contexts (Michigan Series In English For Academic & Professional Purposes)
By University of Michigan Press ELT
mpn: black & white tables, ean: 9780472032068, isbn: 0472032062,
Law is a profession that requires the ability to read critically, write well, synthesize sources from research, and speak concisely and clearly. American Legal English was developed to help non-native speakers improve their ability to understand and ...

The Language of Statutes: Laws and Their Interpretation (Chicago Series in Law and Society)
By University of Chicago Press
ean: 9780226767963, isbn: 9780226767963,
Pulling the rug out from debates about interpretation, The Language of Statutes joins together learning from law, linguistics, and cognitive science to illuminate the fundamental issues and problems in this highly contested area. Here, Lawrence M. So...

The Language of Justice: A Training Manual
By Ayuda
ean: 9780982316641, isbn: 098231664X,
Legal interpreting is dangerous in the hands of amateurs. Protect yourself, your clients, interpreters and legal outcomes. Purchase this manual for a legal interpreter or bilingual employee who performs legal interpreting outside the courtroom. This ...

The Language of Human Rights in West Germany (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)
By University of Pennsylvania Press
ean: 9780812244489, isbn: 0812244486,
Human rights language is abstract and ahistorical because advocates intend human rights to be valid at all times and places. Yet the abstract universality of human rights discourse is a problem for historians, who seek to understand language in a par...



Privacy Policy / Terms of Service
© 2019 - translateth.is. All Rights Reserved.