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|All Authors / Contributors:||
J A Crook
|Description:||vi, 225 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||I. The function of advocacy. 1. Advocacy and legal orders. 2. Rhetoric in modern discussions. 3. Advocacy in present-day courts. 4. Taking advocacy seriously --
II. Prior Greco-Roman questions. 1. For comparison: advocacy at Athens and in the Hellenistic world. 2. The two Roman legal professions. 3. The boundaries of the subject: the legal order broadly conceived --
III. Advocacy in the papyri: the under-exploited source --
Excursus: petitions and the 'Narratio' documents --
IV. Advocacy in the traditional material. 1. The uses of advocacy to client and advocate. 2. Usus iudiciorum, the practice of the courts --
Excursus: 1. Terminology --
Excursus: 2. The advocate as 'representative' --
Excursus: 3. The controuersiae --
Excursus: 4. Quintilian --
V. The historical record.