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    invoke a sense of unity across the nation. Through the use of rhetorical devices such as strong dictation, emotional appeals, powerful language, and brevity, Kennedy was able to deliver and immensely effective speech that inspired and emboldened his audience. One of the most notable devices used in Kennedy’s speech was simply the way it sounded. He focused…

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    Advertisements are supposed to pull people in and want them to want what the specific topic that is being advertised. According to Jib Fowler, “advertisements appearing in national media can be understood as having two orders of is content. The first is the appeal to deep-running drives in…

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    The 1931 Al Capone Case of Al Capone could be described as an attempt to prosecute whatever will stick. More specifically, Linder states that a man who could not be punished for murder, is later punished for tax-evasion (Linder “All Capone Trial (1931): An Account”). However, the trial itself was not easy. More specifically, the witnesses needed to be made up of individuals who would turn on Capone (Linder “All Capone Trial (1931): An Account”). Even more so, Capone attempted to influence the…

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    Particular circumstances can deny a defendant from asserting a germane counterclaim. In Giambuttista v. Bradlees, Inc., 130 N.J. Super. 381 (Super. Ct. 1974), the court denied a defendant’s counterclaim due to it being barred by the statute of limitations and prejudicing the plaintiff’s rights since a medial investigation was involved. In that case, the plaintiff had filed assault and battery charges against defendant shopkeeper and defendant employee. Id. at 382. An attorney for the defendant…

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    In Last Week Tonight’s episode on Net Neutrality John Oliver tried to appeal to the audience’s pathos and logos, or the emotional and logical sides of their personality. This episode for example, judging by the five points of basic source evaluation: accuracy, authority, and is mostly credible.The most evident appeal here is the appeal to emotion. Oliver’s number one goal on his show is to make the audience laugh. Yes, the show tries to get the news of certain situations to the public, but it…

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    Surrogate Court Case

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    Upon the death of an individual, the County Surrogates Court must validate ones Will and/or trust in order to satisfy all legal matters. A will is a written document, which takes effect upon death. Currently, all courts require a will to be typed in proper legal language. It is very rare for a court to accept a hand written will into probate. A will that is entirely handwritten and signed by the testator is referred to as a “holographic will”. It generally states ones last wishes and it is the…

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    Us Vs Pachon Case Summary

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    Oyinkansola Lapite January 28th 2016 MFC 483 Case Title and Citation: United States of America v.Juan Manuel Contento-Pachon, 723 F.2d 691 Relevant Case Facts: The defendant Juan Manuel Pachon received a job offered from one of his passenger named Jorge to be a driver of a privately own car. Pachon expressed an interest in the job and decided to meet both Jorge and the owner of the car. The next day Jorge proposed…

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    that Trump is not only a strong, respectable, unselfish man, but also an ethical man, which is one of the strongest ascription that anyone can hold. Ultimately, Trumps last appeal was his usage of logos, including some numbers in order to ensure his audience that he knew what he was talking about. His first, and strongest appeal to logos came up fairly quickly when he references the constitution of the united states when mentioning giving the power back to the people in regards to controlling…

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    Case Name: Midler v. Ford Motor Co. 1988, U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 849.F.2d 460 Procedural History: Bette Midler (Plaintiff) appealed a judgment summary of the US District Court granting the summary judgement in favor of Ford Motor Co (Defendant). Middler moved for appropriation of her distinct voice for use in a car advertisement. Statement of Facts: Ford Motor Co. aired a car commercial which they played songs from the 70’s to give a nostalgic feeling to their audience. Ford…

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    power” was increasingly growing into its biggest weakness. (Fulbright, 2012) Fulbright backs his standpoint with a combination of an argumentative writing style, along with pathos “an appeal to pathos (emotion)” statements, that would help convince most readers to agree with his views. (Driver, p.61) A pathos appeal creates an emotional setting, used as another form of persuasion in his writing. Senator Fulbright’s argument begins immediately with his thesis. The Senator draws the reader…

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