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Reimagining advocacy : rhetorical education in the legal clinic

Britt, Elizabeth C. (Elizabeth Carol), 1964- author

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  • Creator Elizabeth C. Britt
  • Format Books
  • Publication University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2018]
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xiii, 172 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 0271081031, 9780271081038, 0271081023, 9780271081021
  • OCLC on1013820624

Summary

  • "Investigates how students in a clinical legal education program learned to advocate effectively and ethically with clients abused by intimate partners. Demonstrates the importance of valuing clients as experts in their own lives and as equal partners in decision making"--Provided by publisher.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Attitudes toward advocacy -- At the law school : learning to recognize the expertise of others -- At the hospital : learning to defer to others -- At the courthouse : learning to support the rhetorical work of others