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Diamondstone, Judith V. – Written Communication, 1997
Compares textual notes taken by seventh-grade students on the 1954 school desegregation case, "Brown v. Board of Education," to those taken by legal professionals. Shows that the students rejected what they saw as violations of conventions of Supreme Court argument, while the winning argument in the actual case plays with conventions by…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Court Litigation, Grade 7, Junior High Schools