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Developing an Effective Conclusion to your Argument

Developing an Effective Conclusion to your Argument

Whether you are delivering a speech to sway an audience or writing a closing argument for the courtroom, you want to deliver an effective conclusion. A few rules can help guide you. photo credit: jimduell The most important emotion in the conclusion of any argument is that of your audience. Ultimately, it is not your […]

“Proper Etiquette for When You’re Under Arrest”

“Proper Etiquette for When You’re Under Arrest”

From “Proper Etiquette for When You’re Under Arrest” by Adam Martin, The Atlantic Wire, April 6, 2012 #1: Be polite, respectful, and professional with the cops, even if they’re being jerks to you. #2: Don’t say anything to the cops that you don’t have to. #3: Answer the questions they need to process you. #4: […]

Three Aspects of Advocacy – Tips for Trials

Three Aspects of Advocacy – Tips for Trials

Understanding the basic rules and aspects of advocacy can prepare you to be a much better advocate for your client. photo credit: Steve Punter It is commonly assumed that the purpose of a trial is to discover the truth. This is actually not the primary purpose of a trial. As an advocate, one of your […]