9781498568920 (electronic book) 1498568920 (electronic book)
Focusing on the opinion writing of Justices Holmes, Jackson, Black, Brennan, and Scalia, this book assesses the influence of rhetorical techniques traceable to ancient Greece on some of the most iconic opinions in Supreme Court history.
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The power of rhetoric in Supreme Court opinions The rhetorical roots of persuasive legal writing Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. : literary lion Robert H. Jackson : country lawyer with a golden pen Hugo Black : master of simplicity William Brennan : bridge-builder Antonin Scalia : originalist in style too Rhetoric and the Supreme Court : past, present, and future.
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