(d) Legal arguments based on tradition

Think about whether you can use a 'tradition' argument and counterarguments.326

brainstorm BRAINSTORM

Thrust Parry

'My interpretation is supported by a deeply rooted tradition'

'The "deeply rooted tradition" on which my opponent relies simply does not exist'327

'My interpretation is supported by a competing deeply rooted tradition'328

Table 69: Arguments based on tradition

326 William Huhn, The Five Types of Legal Argument (2002) 45–50.

327 William Huhn, The Five Types of Legal Argument (2002) 127–8.

328 William Huhn, The Five Types of Legal Argument (2002) 128–9.

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