Persuasive Writing and Advocacy

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MON, WED 11:50 am - 12:57 pm TNH 2.123

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Introduction to advocacy in court. Focuses on legal research, writing mechanics, persuasive legal analysis, and oral argument before courts. Persuasive Writing and Advocacy and Legal Research & Legal Writing may not both be counted.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

The Bluebook *
Harvard Law Review
Harvard Law Review , edition: 20th
ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7
The Greenbook: Texas Rules of Form *
Texas Law Review
Texas Law Review , edition: 13th
ISBN: 1-878674-09-9
The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style *
Bryan Garner
West , edition: 2013 (3d ed.) or 2018 (4th ed)
ISBN: 978-1642421002
Five Types of Legal Argument *
Wilson R. Huhn
Carolina Academic Press , edition: 3d
ISBN: 978-1611635881
A Practical Guide To Appellate Advocacy *
Mary Beth Beazely
Aspen , edition: 5th
ISBN: 9781454896340


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