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Case Brief: Read Chapters 05 & 06 prior to completing this assignment. Many case studies are included in your textbook. This exercise will help you to learn vocabulary and how to analyze the case and write a brief a case. CH 5 AND 6 COVER: CH5- ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION CH6- THE CONSTITUTION I CAN GIVE MORE INFO IF NEEDED For every Case Brief: You must find a case related to the weekly chapter. You can pull your case from the book or from the internet as long as you cite the sources. Please write a short synopsis of the case using the brief outline below no longer than two pages. The synopsis should be typed, double-spaced, times new roman 12 font and printed in black ink. Case brief written assignment expectations: Facts: This should be a quick list of facts, but make sure to include any legally significant facts. Procedural history: These are notes about the journey the case has taken through the court system. Issue presented: What is the legal issue that the court is discussing? Note, there can be more than one issue. Holding: This is the ruling of the court. If the issue presented is a question for the court to answer, then the holding is the answer to that question. Legal reasoning: This is a quick summary of the thought process used by the court to reach their conclusion. Rule of law: If the court applied any rules of law that are important, you want to write that down too. Concurring or dissenting opinions (if any): If your casebook included a concurring or dissenting opinion in your reading, you will need to read it carefully. It is there for a reason. Citation: Required. For examples on how to find a case, the attached document will help you start off in your search for cases to discuss and brief during this course.