Recommended Titles and Treatises
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12 secrets of persuasive argument
The authors note that lawyers are "professional arguers". While thinking like a lawyer is well covered in law school, arguing like a lawyer requires training and practice. The author admits that most of his 12 secrets have been out for quite awhile. While Aristotle's Rhetoric is still the most important exposition on the art of persuasion, this text adds a modern scholar's take on the art of persuasion in the legal setting.
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