The Words Under the Words

Stanford Law Review Online, Vol. 70 (August 2017): 70-81

12 Pages Posted: 30 Apr 2018

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Patrick Barry

University of Michigan Law School

Date Written: May 2017

Abstract

Combining insights from the poet Naoimi Shihab Nye and the psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Elizabeth Loftus, this paper offers ways to develop perhaps the most important skill advocates of all kinds can develop: being good with words.

Keywords: Legal Writing, Persuasion, Framing, Advocacy, Daniel Kahneman, Amos Tversky, Elizabeth Loftus

JEL Classification: K1

Suggested Citation

Barry, Patrick James, The Words Under the Words (May 2017). Stanford Law Review Online, Vol. 70 (August 2017): 70-81. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3171040

Patrick James Barry (Contact Author)

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