Persuasion is an Art...But it is also an Invaluable Tool in Advocacy
Stephanie A. Vaughan
Stetson University College of Law
Baylor Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 2, 2009
Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2009-25
The article is about persuasion. It highlights the origins of advocacy, details how to write persuasive documents, and provides tips for presenting persuasive oral arguments. Appendices include practical checklists for editing and preparing for oral arguments, and a list of style tips. This Article is important because it gives advocates the tools they need to better prepare for making persuasive arguments, both in writing and orally, while grounding the “art of persuasion” in rhetoric and ancient-Greek philosophies and teachings.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 49
Keywords: Persuasion, Advocacy, Legal Advocacy, Written Advocacy, Oral Advocacy
JEL Classification: K10, K40
Date posted: August 15, 2009 ; Last revised: March 24, 2010
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