A case study brief includes a summary of the facts; identification of the legal issue; and a
summary of the holding of the court. The holding is the essential part of the decision and the
rationale behind the decision. The case study brief must be your summary of the facts and
holding. A guide to writing a case study brief can be found under the Course Information Section
in a PDF file.
The case for this week is:
Giraldo v. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation