Read your local (Hampton Virginia) newspaper, do an internet search, –locate a 2020 or 2021 court case based in the Hampton Roads/ Tidewater/ Historic Triangle area(s). Draft and post a summary orcase brief (in your OWN words) indicating:
- Parties: Who are the Plaintiff(s)/Defendant(s)?
- Court: (name & location) hearing the matter
- Case History: Is this the first time the matter has appeared in court or is this on appeal?
- Parties’ Objectives: What does each side hope to accomplish by litigating?
- Rule of Law: What statute(s)/regulation(s)/ordinance(s) apply?
- Issue(s): What is the legal matter presented to the Court?
- Holding: What was the Court’s decision?
- Reasoning: Why did the Court decide the way it did?
- Personal Opinion: Do you agree with the Court’s decision? Why or why not?