MONTGOMERY v LOUISIANA
Law/ Legal Research
- 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 information from this week’s reading preparation. Go in-depth and explain your findings, application, and results.
- 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C. Has the case been superseded by more recent, equally authoritative cases, statutes, or rules?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 Unpublished opinions
***One page is fine
***Please list any references used and if possible use websites, I do not have access to all books besides my textbook.
I have attached my lecture notes as well as the case I picked… Montgomery v. Louisiana
Please let me know ASAP if there is anything else that is needed.