Case Law Application

Case Law Application
Directions: Consider what you’ve learned about each of the following legal analysis skills:
Element Identification
Identifying/Phrasing Legal Issues
Identifying/Applying Definitions
Factor Analysis
Case Law Application
1. In your own words, please specifically discuss how these skills assist the paralegal in determining what requires
investigation, what requires legal research, and what sources of law/legal authority would be helpful.
2. Then, read the Memorandum of Law in Exhibit 7-17 beginning on page 356 of Statsky, 8th edition.* Based on that
memorandum please provide 6 (six) specific examples to support your reasoning in the above discussion.