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splittermcsplit88 wrote:For writing persuasive briefs in legal writing, did you guys usually have binding cases to work with? or persuasive cases? I'm trying to find out what the prof wants me to find.
Mine was federal court, so I used my circuit + Supreme Court for binding. That was obviously my number one goal. However, I did cite a persuasive trial court case or two in my circuit that applied the law of a binding circuit court decision (but had more analogous facts to my case, of course).