Persuasive Writing and Advocacy

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MON 11:45 am - 12:52 pm TNH 3.125
TUE 10:30 - 11:37 am TNH 3.125

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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 Five Types of Legal Argument *
Wilson Huhn
Carolina Academic Press , edition: 3
ISBN: 978-1611635881
A Practical Guide to Appellate Advocacy *
Mary Beth Beazley
Wolters Kluwer , edition: 5
ISBN: 978-1-4548-9634-0
The Bluebook *
Columbia Law Review
Harvard Law Review Ass'n , edition: 20
ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7
The Redbook (optional)
Bryan A. Garner
Thomson-West , edition: 4
ISBN: 978-0314289018
The Greenbook *
Texas Law Review
Texas Law Review Ass'n , edition: 13
ISBN: 1-878674-09-9


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