Common legal briefs include the merits brief and the amicus brief, notes Rottenstein Law Group. In a merits brief, a party to a case lays out legal arguments and explains to the court why they are compelling. The amicus ... More » Government & Politics Law

The typical layout of a trial brief includes an introduction, a statement of facts, a question presented, point headings and an argument, explains the City University of New York School of Law. Each court system has its ... More » Government & Politics Law

To write an outline for a legal case brief, begin with the case name and year of the opinion, and then state the facts, issues, holding and rationale, according to LexisNexis. The facts include the parties' identities, e... More » Education Writing
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