A GUIDE TO LEGAL CASE BRIEFS

I. CITATION

From what specific source is the case taken?
For example, was the case reported in the U.S. Supreme Court Reports?

II. THE FACTS

A. Material

B. Legal

III. LEGAL ISSUES

A. Specific

B. General

IV. THE HOLDING

V. LEGAL RATIONALE

VI. QUESTIONS


Updated: January 19, 1999

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