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Legal Communication Theories

  • By: Janice Schuetz
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Legal communication is a context-driven body of theory that explains how legal practitioners use communication to achieve goals in legal forums. These theories both inform and are informed by legal and communication practices. As such, theorizing is pragmatic because it emphasizes ...

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