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CJUS306 - Criminal Procedure : Reading and Writing Cases

Questions to Ask

  1. What is the background of the case?
  2. What are the facts of the case?
  3. What is the legal question in the case and how does the court answer it? 
  4. What reasoning supports the courts decision?
  5. Are there any separate opinions? 
  6. How does the decision fit in with other case? 

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