Definition of Legal brief

1. Noun. A document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case.

Exact synonyms: Brief
Generic synonyms: Instrument, Legal Document, Legal Instrument, Official Document
Specialized synonyms: Amicus Curiae Brief
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law



Medical Definition of Legal brief

1. A detailed statement of the points of a client's case in a trial at law, giving the legal arguments, main content of a case, supporting statements, evidence, prior decisions, etc. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Legal brief

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1. The Wittich Connection: Conflict and Priority in Late Sixteenth-century by Owen Gingerich, Robert S. Westman (1988)
"Tycho's "legal brief" on the Ursus Affair Reconstructing the crowded and uncertain events of 1584-86 is difficult. However, our frustration can hardly match ..."

2. The Brief by Carroll Lewis Maxcy (1916)
"The Brief of the Argument is identical in the legal and the argumentative brief, with the exception already noted, that in the case of the legal brief there ..."

3. The Art of Debate by Warren Choate Shaw (1922)
"Because the legal brief does employ a paragraph structure, it is much less exacting in its requirements than the debater's brief. ..."

4. Argumentation and Debate by James Milton O'Neill, Craven Laycock, Robert Leighton Scales (1917)
"APPENDIX D RULES FOR legal brief DRAWING This very complete set of rules for legal brief drawing appears as an appendix to Problems in Contracts,1 by Dean ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"... that the Legislature did not undertake to take away from the courts of review the right to say that a paper was not a legal brief of evidence, ..."

6. EXPOSED Turn Up the Heat by Bruce F. Bowman (2006)
"a legal brief with typed cover and 6 typed pages. (RC 40-46), A 37-43, PET LA 18-24. The payments Judge JAMES ..."

7. How to Debate by Edwin Du Bois Shurter (1917)
"The type of the other extreme—the full outline—is found in the ordinary legal brief. A brief, in law, "is a document, prepared by counsel as a basis for ..."

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