LAW 480 - MOD II, W6, MODELS, FRAMEWORKS, AND SCAFFOLDS, 02 AUGUST, 2022

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[W6] - WRITING A MEMORANDUM OF ADVICE MODELS, FRAMEWORKS, AND SCAFFOLDS Judgements 1. Facts 2. Issue(s) 3. Statutory law 4. Case law 5. Arguments of the parties 6. Judge's reasoning 7. Decision Godfrey Reports 1. Issues 2. Background 3. Comment 4. (Attachments) 5. Recommendations Internal Memorandum 1. Heading 2. Relevant facts 3. Issue(s) 4. Case law 5. Legislative law 6. Advice Internal Memorandum (PPT) 1. Heading 2. Issue(s) 3. A brief history or background 4. Facts 5. Discussion 6. Conclusion A Standard Approach of Leading UK Law Firms 1. A short Statement of the issue(s) 2. Conclusion (or summary if the conclusion is detailed) 3. Facts 4. Application of the law to the facts 5. Perhaps, a restatement or elaboration of the conclusion A USA Perspective 1. Statement of Facts 2. Issue(s) Statement 3. Discussion 4. Analysis 5. Citing authorities 6. Conclusion 1
NB Students need to distinguish the above from: IRAC (A methodology for legal analysis) 1. Issues 2. Rules 3. Application 4. Conclusion Paul Akon LAW480 - Unit Coordinator 02 August 2022 2
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