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How to Brief Cases, ch.1

How to Brief Cases, ch.1 - lower court’s decision if...

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How to Brief Cases 1. Citation – Give full citation for the case, including the name of the case, the date it was decided and the court that decided it. 2. Facts Briefly indicate a. reasons for law suit b. identity and arguments of Plaintiff and Defendant, respectively; or, if the case is on appeal, identify the Appellant and Appellee c.
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Unformatted text preview: lower court’s decision if applicable 3. Issue State in form of question essential issue before the court. 4. Decision: Indicate with a yes or no and give the court’s answer to the issue. 5. Reason Give the court’s reasons for its decisions and the case or statutory law relied on by the court in arriving at its decision....
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