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243.9 sec. 1 - Persuasion (Spring 2014)
"Oral Persuasion"

Instructor: James J. Brosnahan  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 2
Meeting Time: Tu 8:00-9:50
Meeting Location: 115

Course Start: January 07, 2014
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49655


This course will expose you to classical and modern techniques aimed at increasing your personal abilities to persuade others. Through lecture and student exercises, there will be opportunities for you to develop and expand your persuasive skills for use in many legal situations, with an emphasis on persuasion in trial and appellate courts. We will cover a history of great advocates, voice training, the use of rhetorical devises (including the uses of emotion), presenting witnesses, argument, and other related subjects. Exercises will include examples from intellectual property, and criminal law.

This course satisfies the Skills Requirement.

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Course Category: Advocacy Skills Courses

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