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What law tactic is used below? Defense Attorney: This young man could not possibly have killed his parents, because he is now an orphan.



A. Red Herring
B. Circular Reasoning
C. Bandwagon
D. None of the above

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Oct 12, 2017

The fallacy committed here is Appeal to Pity (argumentum ad populum)

John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Aug 16, 2017

Circular Reasoning by Taffney Holloway (UMA) FOR QUESTION NUMBER 1

sswilliams

Sswilliams

Answered on Jun 28, 2017

This is circular reasons to actually throw you off or manipulate your thinking. Defense attorney is being biased.

John Adney

John Adney

Replied on Aug 16, 2017

I think that this question is circular reasoning as well.

John Adney

John Adney

Replied on Aug 16, 2017

I think that this question is circular reasoning as well.

John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Feb 21, 2017

None of the above. the answer is argumentum misericordium.

John Adney

Circular reasoning because he is making the same general statement.

John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Oct 26, 2016

Circular Reasoning

This is an example of circular logic because the defense is arguing that the boy cant have killed his parents, because their death makes him an orphan.

John Adney

John Adney

Circular reasoning because he is making the same general statement.

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