The point of your assignments is not to remind your lecturer what he or she knows, but todemonstrate what you know.
Moreover, your lecturer is preparing you to practice law in the real world, so you cannot take any shortcuts.
The first page of each chapter/section should be numbered at the bottom, center of the page, 1 inch edge.
In the text and reference topics sections, place the number in the upper right-hand corner, 1/2 inch below the top edge and 1 inch from the right side edge.
Your supervisor in a law office may be a bright, experienced lawyer, who may not remember the client’s situation and who is too busy to read the authority you find in your research.
Your supervisor will rely on your thorough explanations of cases, statutes, and other authority in your memorandum.
Your document must educate these readers about what law exists and how it applies to your situation.
A good analogy is to pretend that your reader is blindfolded and trying to walk up a staircase in your house.
If you are writing for a court, you cannot be sure that the judge will read the authorities you cite. [Accessed 7 September 2019]; Available from: https://
The judge may rely on a law clerk who has only recently graduated from law school.