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Advocacy words : a thesaurus

Author: William Drennan; American Bar Association. General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm Section.
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : American Bar Association, Solo, Small Firm, and General Practice Division, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Expanded third editionView all editions and formats
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"Effective word use is vital for anyone active in the law. For the attorney arguing a case or preparing a brief; for the jurist writing an opinion; and even for the law student, words are the ammunition needed to make the point. For example, in attacking the credibility of opposing counsel's witness, a litigator might use such devastatingly critical terms as 'cowardly' for 'prudent', 'disdainful' or 'haughty' for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Terminology
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Drennan; American Bar Association. General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm Section.
ISBN: 9781627222242 1627222243
OCLC Number: 852958361
Description: xv, 239 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Favorable-critical --
Critical-favorable --
An invitation to you.
Responsibility: William Drennan.

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This expanded third edition of Advocacy Words: A Thesaurus is 27 percent longer than the first edition, with words arranged alphabetically in two groups: favorable-critical (Part One) and  Read more...

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