Brief Final Draft

Your final draft of the brief should incorporate all suggested changes made by your instructor as
well as incorporate additional edits. You should not incorporate any new sources into your final
draft; unless specifically instructed to do so by your professor in the rough draft feedback. The
final draft should merely incorporate the feedback provided by your professor.
INSTRUCTIONS:
You will follow the format that has been included in your textbook and in the prompt provided
by your professor. This includes the headings and sections. Make sure your brief is:
 3 to 5 pages in length.
 Does not include a cover page or running heads.
 Single-spaced, Times New Roman, 12-point font
 Uses the same four rule explanation paragraphs as your memo. However, make sure to
incorporate the feedback provided by your professor in the memo.
o Two rule explanation paragraphs in the first section of the argument.
o Two rule explanation paragraphs in the second section of the argument.
 Includes two rule application paragraphs
o One rule application paragraph at the end of the first section of the argument.
o One rule application paragraph at the end of the second section of the argument.
 Cite cases using the Bluebook in-text citation method.
 Only the four assigned cases should be used- no outside sources.
 Incorporates all of the feedback provided by your professor in the Brief: Rough Draft
Assignment.
Make sure to review the grading rubric for this assignment. Do not hesitate to ask your instructor
questions, but do not wait until the last minute to begin this (or any other) assignment.