Rhetoric in Law: Are we talking about the same thing?

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Abstract

The bond between law and rhetoric is as old as the subjects themselves. Especially the ancient works on legal rhetoric afford, however, a too narrow depiction of the interaction between law and rhetoric as a purely instrumental discipline of communication in court. In this paper I challenge this narrow understanding of legal rhetoric and outline three distinct frames of understanding the relation between law and rhetoric
Original languageEnglish
Publication dateFeb 2016
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2016
EventNineteenth Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities - University of Connecticut Law School , Hartford, CT, United States
Duration: 1 Apr 20162 Apr 2016
http://law2.syr.edu/academics/centers/lch/conference.html (Link to Conference)

Conference

ConferenceNineteenth Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities
LocationUniversity of Connecticut Law School
CountryUnited States
CityHartford, CT
Period01/04/201602/04/2016
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Keywords

  • law and rhetoric
  • Retsretorik

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Gabrielsen, J. (2016). Rhetoric in Law: Are we talking about the same thing?. Abstract from Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities, Hartford, CT, United States. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8WMAAb9pC-Wb3UtcmpnQ2NzWUE/view?pref=2&pli=1