Education
7:27 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Telling A Good (Legal) Story

To most people, a legal brief can seem like pages of technical argument and case citations. But the very best, argues Linda Edwards, tell a real good story. That's what she teaches students at UNLV's Boyd School of Law. Without a such a strong narrative, the best cases are unlikely to persuade a bench of appeals judges to make a difficult decision. And some of the most famous cases such as the Miranda v. Arizona decision that made police warn suspects they had  right to remain silent had a great story line.

Edwards joins us to talk about how important the tale is in winning a case.

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Linda Edwards, UNLV law professor

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