Write a 1-2 page, double-spaced, 12-point font paper with APA format/citing or legal citing on the subject listed below. Apply the the information from this week’s reading preparation. Go in depth and explain your findings, application, and results.
Use www.findlaw.com to find a case of your choice. Review and summarize the case and determine if “potentially controlling” authorities are actually controlling.
Respond to the following points:
A. Facts and issues of the case: legally significant?
B. Is the case still good law?
C. Has the case been superseded by more recent, equally authoritative cases, statutes, or rules?
D. Determining the relative weight of controlling authorities
1. Recent controlling authorities
2. Dicta from controlling cases
3. Unpublished opinions