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Write a brief synopsis of the facts as the court




Question;Requirement;You want to reduce the;information from the case into a one page case brief. You want to be able to;discern the problem the court faced (the issue), the relevant law the court;used (the rule), how the facts of the case applied to the rule (the;application), and the outcome (the conclusion).Follow the ?IRAC? (Issue, Rule, Application, Conclusion) Method as shown below.Title (e.g. Roe v. Wade);Citation (e.g. 410 U.S. 113 (1973));Facts;Write a brief synopsis of the facts as the court found them to be.;Procedural History;Write as much information as possible about the history of the case. What court;authored the opinion? The Supreme court? Court of Appeal? What was the;decision(s) below? Did the lower court issue the decision following a court;trial, jury trial, or motion for summary judgment?;Issue;Next, identify the issue(s). Usually, only one issue will be discussed, but;sometimes there will be more. What is the fight over in the case? For example;the main issue in Roe v. Wade was whether a state could constitutionally;restrict a woman from procuring an abortion without violating the 14th;Amendment.;Rule(s);Next, list the relevant rule(s) of law that the court identifies. Each case;will give a discussion of the relevant law.;Application;This is probably the most important portion of the brief. The case will;undoubtedly discuss how the facts interplay with the relevant rule(s) of law.;You should apply the rule to the facts of the case.;Conclusion;What was the final outcome of the case? This should be a short statement.


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