legal brief legal brief

Definition(s):

  • (n) a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case

Usage(s):

  1. And so this week we get a new legal brief from the Obama Administration in the California case, this one denuded of the execrable incest defense.
  2. On Friday, Brown's legal brief ignited a statewide debate among legal scholars, with discussion of the argument dominating law professor list-servs and e-mail lists.
  3. GOP candidate signs on to legal brief in Supreme Court case being heard Tuesday.

News

  1. New Jersey responds to leagues in sports betting case

    The state of New Jersey has submitted its legal brief as the two sides in the sports betting case prepare for the oral arguments scheduled for June 26th at the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia, reports John Brennan of NorthJersey.com ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Covers.com

  2. Attorney General Eric Holder files legal brief in NYC stop-and-frisk case

    Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. filed a legal brief for a court case about New York City's stop-and-frisk program — but his brief failed to take a pro-or-con stance or make an argument about the Constitution. Stop-and-frisk lets police who suspect someone is about to commit a crime to ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

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