Saturday, September 23, 2017

How to Write an Introduction

A posting on the blog of the Holland & Hart  law firm gives advice on introductions and relies heavily on the work of Professor Cathren Page. Here are the headlines:

Set the Tone

Intrigue the Audience

Allude to the Story's Theme

Prime the Audience for What's to Come

For fuller explanations and illustrations, please click here. You can learn more by reading Professor Page’s article, Not So Very Bad Beginnings: What Fiction Can Teach Lawyers about Beginning a Persuasive Legal Narrative Before a Court, 86 Mississippi Law Journal 315 (2017) (here). 


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