How to Write a Student Legal Brief
There are many templates and formats available on the Internet for writing legal briefs but they usually share a common set of elements:
1. Title and Citation
2. Facts of the Case
4. Decisions (Holdings)
5. Reasoning (Rationale)
6. Separate Opinions
If you instructor provides an example or template to follow, use it. For a good general guide you can follow this example from The John Jay College of Criminal Justice.