Summer-time view of the Center for Communications and Engineering on the Mount Carmel Campus.

Visual Persuasion in the Law

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(3 cr.) Students learn to make legal arguments using images as well as words. Students read and discuss interdisciplinary materials including rhetoric, visual perception, social psychology, narrative theory, art history, media studies, and advertising; perform hands-on visual exercises to gain practice in making and responding to images; and listen to guest lectures and see examples of work done by legal visual displays for use as demonstrative evidence and in closing argument in highly realistic hypothetical cases. No prior visual arts experience is required or expected.


This course is currently not being offered. Please try again next session.