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Topos Pros And Cons

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The Supreme Court Justice at the time, Justice Harry Blackmun, delivered the majority opinion of the Court with Justice Marshall, Justice Powel and Justice Brannan amongst those who decided the majority opinions. The concurring opinions of the case were filed by Justice Burger, Justice Douglass and Justice Stewart and lastly the dissenting opinions given by Justice White along with Justice Rehnquist. During the course of issuing their various opinions, the Lord Justices used different types of topoi including historical, textual, doctrinal, prudential, structural, and ethical topoi (Bobbitt, 1981). Topos is, in simpler terms, a standardized method of constructing or treating an argument. In deciding or ruling on the merits of a case, the facts
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