Chapter 28. Rhetoric in the Law

  1. Walter Jost and
  2. Wendy Olmsted
  1. Robert P. Burns

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999851.ch28

A Companion to Rhetoric and Rhetorical Criticism

A Companion to Rhetoric and Rhetorical Criticism

How to Cite

Burns, R. P. (2004) Rhetoric in the Law, in A Companion to Rhetoric and Rhetorical Criticism (eds W. Jost and W. Olmsted), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999851.ch28

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101127

Online ISBN: 9780470999851

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Keywords:

  • rhetoric;
  • law;
  • planetary system;
  • democratic society;
  • democracy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Law as Rhetoric: A Conclusory Unscientific Prescript

  • The Rhetoric of the Trial

  • How Trial Rhetoric Realizes the Moral Sources Embedded in the Jury's Forms of Life

  • The Significance of Trial Rhetoric