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iRubric: Legal Brief rubric

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Legal Brief built by Jeatlaw

Rubric Code: S2XW2BX
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Categories: Subjects: Law  
Types: Homework   Presentation   Writing  
Grade Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate


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Maximum points allowed 7.5
  Poor
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Fair
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Good
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Party Identification
Identification of the parties involved and appropriate format and citation
Poor

Missing or incomplete (0)
Fair

1-2 Mistakes (.25)
Good

Perfect citation. (.5)
Fact Summary
This section contains all relevant facts of the case, including the contentions of the parties and the lower court holdings. It is presented in logical order to give the reader a clear understanding of the case. The plaintiff and defendant are identified by their proper names throughout
Poor

Missing; or simplistic. Bare minimum effort is made. (1.5))
Fair

Some mistakes; shows an earnest effort to brief the case; includes clinches, slang, ambiguous statements (2)
Good

Shows a strong thorough summary of material relevant facts in a logical sequence. (2.5)
Issue
The issue is a concise question that brings out the essence of the opinion as it relates to the topic
Poor

Missing; or simplistic. Bare minimum effort is made. (.25)
Fair

Some mistakes; shows an earnest effort to brief the case; includes clinches, slang, ambiguous statements. (.5)
Good

Shows a strong thorough understanding of the legal question presented in a concise manner. (1)
Holding & Decision
This section offers a clear and in-depth discussion of the rule of the case and the court’s rationale. It is presented in easy to understand language and answers the issues presented by applying the laws to the facts of the case.
Poor

Missing; or simplistic. Bare minimum effort is made. (1.5)
Fair

Some mistakes; shows an earnest effort to brief the case; includes clinches, slang, ambiguous statements. (2)
Good

Shows a strong thorough understanding of the case evidenced by clear and concise discussion. (3)



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