This course examines the forms and function of rhetoric in legal discourse and debate. Principles drawn from rhetorical theory, ancient and modern, will be tested through their application to legal texts drawn from various sources, including trial transcripts, and academic and public commentary on legal issues.
Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 2216F/G.
Prerequisite(s):Writing 2215F/G or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate
Program Director, Writing).
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.
Course Weight: 0.50
Subject Code: WRITING
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