LEGAL BRIEFS

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LEGAL BRIEFS.

  1. Case #1 Review the case on page 5 of the textbook entitled Brown v. Board of Education. Answer the following questions using the IRAC format discussed in this lesson. What was the issue that the U.S. Supreme Court addressed in this case? The rule is that “separate but equal” schools violate the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution. How did the U.S. Supreme Court apply the facts in this case to this rule? What was the Court’s final conclusion?
  2. Case #2 Review Case 4.4 on page 73 of the textbook entitled Cavazos, Acting Warden v. Smith. Answer the following questions using the IRAC format discussed in this lesson. What was the issue that the U.S. Supreme Court addressed in this case? The rule is that appellate courts are allowed to examine mistakes of law but are not entitled to address alleged mistakes of fact so long as the determination of facts by the lower court can be supported by the facts. How did the U.S. Supreme Court apply the facts in this case to this rule? What was the Court’s final conclusion?
  3. Review the case entitled Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Cockrell on page 87 of the textbook (Case 5.1). Using the IRAC form discussed earlier, state the issue that this case is analyzing. What is the rule of law that is applicable here? Apply the facts from the case to the rule of law that you are using. Then draw a conclusion regarding the issue that is being analyzing.
  4. Review the case set forth in the textbook in the section entitled Ethics Cases on page 153. The case is called Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. v. Passport Video. Using the IRAC form discussed earlier, state the main issue addressed in this case. Explain the rule(s) that would apply to resolving this issue. Apply the facts in this case to that rule(s). Then draw your conclusion regarding the resolution of this issue.

please answer both in IRAC form I will attach an example and also the pages of the book. check the numbers on the page and you will find it. The example is the one with the picture of the board

 

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