Writing 2216F/G – Rhetoric: Law Talk

This course examines the forms and function of rhetoric in legal discourse and debate. Principles drawn from rhetorical theory, ancient and modern, will be tested through their application to legal texts drawn from various sources, including trial transcripts, and academic and public commentary on legal issues. Antirequisite(s): Writing 2293G (2008-2009); the former Writing 293G if taken in 2007-2008 or 2006-2007. Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2121F/G, Writing 2111F/G, or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 85% in Writing 1000F/G; or permission of the program. Corequisite(s): Pre-or Corequisite(s): Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course. back to top

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