From Truth to Technique at Trial: A Discursive History of Advocacy Advice Texts

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From Truth to Technique addresses key questions raised by the burgeoning literature in what Philip Gaines calls advocacy advice texts-manuals, handbooks, and other how-to guides-written by lawyers for lawyers, both practicing and aspiring, to help them be as effective as possible in trial advocacy. In these texts, advice authors share principles, strategies, and techniques for persuading juries and winning cases. Some manuals even form the basis for required advocacy courses in law schools. Unlike training manuals in ...

From Truth to Technique at Trial: A Discursive History of Advocacy Advice Texts 2016, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199333608

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