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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Some tips for writing successful legal briefs include making a clear argument, telling an engaging story in a simple manner, avoiding over-citing precedent, being succinct and being sure to include knowledge of the other... More »

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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 »

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Drake University Law School offers free legal brief templates in the Library section of its website. In the same section, users also find an instructional presentation on brief formatting. Another way to obtain a free br... More »

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As of 2016, websites such as Template.net, Scribd.com and JDSupra.com offer examples of a legal memorandum, which are free for download. Each of these sites offer unique examples of a legal memorandum, and some may be mo... More »

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