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How to select case law when writing a legal memo on a state law issue – Karin Mika

April 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment · All Posts, Lawdibles Audio, Legal Writing

Professor Karin MikaWriting a memo on a state law issue involves understanding the nature of jurisdiction and judicial hierarchy.  In case selection, the researcher is confronted with selecting the best cases that explain the law as well as selecting supplemental cases that provide for the best factual analogies.

In this Lawdible, Professor Karin Mika of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law gives advice on how to make the best case law selection when writing a memo covering a state law issue.

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Here is Professor Mika’s faculty profile.

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