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This bibliography supplements the articles in this volume of the Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors J ALWD by setting out a list of other works that have been written in the growing area of legal writing scholarship that relates classical and contemporary rhetoric theory to the practice of professional legal writing The scope of this bibliography is limited in two ways First the works listed here focus primarily on how rhetoric theory applies to the discipline of legal writing While rhetoric is a discipline unto itself only a few works on general rhetoric theory have been listed here The first limitation implies the second This bibliography lists works that focus on rhetoric theory and legal writing it does not list more generally works that focus on rhetoric theory and the law The works listed are broken into two main groups which correspond with the two main schools of rhetoric Classical Rhetoric and Contemporary Rhetoric

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