Case brief: savino v. robertson
Brief the case of Savino v. Robinson. The four elements of a brief are summarized in the Case Brief Guidelines and Rubric document.
In addition to the brief, discuss negligence issues in Savino v. Robertson, the case’s connection to Nabozny v. Barnhill, and what constitutes “organized competition.” (this part goes in the questions area at the end)
Case briefs should be one page in length (single spaced), use 12-point Times New Roman font and one-inch margins, and list citations
Plaintiff v. Defendant, Volume Source Page (Court Date)
(e.g., Allen v. Dover Co-Recreational Softball League, 148 N.H. 407 (2002))
Body (one paragraph for each element):
Facts: Outline the pertinent facts in the case, highlighting those with bearing on the court’s final decision.
Issues: Present the specific legal question(s) before the court. If the court raised/addressed multiple issues, address each separately.
Your issues should be concisely stated in question form and specific, not generalizations.
Holding (Decision): Outline the final decision of the court in this case. Answer the questions that you stated in the issues section.
Rationale: Your brief should conclude with a summary of the explanation by the court of its findings. Why did the court answer the
legal question in the manner that it did?
Additional Questions/Discussion: In some of the case briefs additional discussion questions have been provided for you to answer.
Provide a brief (no more than one page, single spaced) answer to these questions. You must justify and support your answers.