DISCUSSION: Lines 1-4 define stealing thunder. It’s when you reveal negative information about your own client before the opposition has a chance to.
- This reveals information about the opposition. Stealing thunder is about revealing information about your own client.
- CORRECT. This matches exactly. The lawyer is revealing mildly negative information about their own client before the opposition has a chance to.
- Stealing thunder is when you reveal information before the opposition does. In this case, the lawyer is only admitting to information after the opposition revealed it.
- There’s no information revealed here. If you attack the reasoning in someone’s argument, you aren’t necessarily adding any new facts.
- Stealing thunder is about revealing information. Here, the lawyer has revealed no information.
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