This is great, Graham.
Remi, that's what we need.
Thank you and have a good weekend.
Graham Smart wrote:
> Richard's suggestion prompts me to mention a chapter on legal/judicial
> argumentation that I noticed today in the collection Persuasion across
> Genres (eds. Halmari & Virtanen, John Benjamins, 2005). The title of
> the chapter is "Persuasion in judicial argumentation: The opinions of
> the advocates general at the European Court of Justice". The author is
> Tarja Salmi-Tolonen. (I have the book on interlibrary loan, Natasha,
> if you want to look at it).
> Also, Chuck Bazerman has written about genre systems in various social
> domains, including the legal world. His chapter in Genre and the New
> Rhetoric, "Systems of genres and the enactment of social intentions,"
> has a short section on "Legal systems and systems of genres." As well,
> his book The Languages of Edison's Light has lots of discussion about
> the U.S. patents system and its texts.
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