Objective: Seem Objective: Briefs Are More Persuasive When They Employ Facts with Specificity and Care
California Lawyer Magazine, March 2015, at 12
2 Pages Posted: 13 Mar 2015 Last revised: 15 Mar 2015
Date Written: March 1, 2015
To advocate, one must characterize facts in a way that makes it appear not to be advocating. Though that may seem contradictory, the most persuasive facts are those that persuade by their sheer objective weight and inherent logic. It is by modeling objectivity that facts advocate most compellingly.
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