Compare and contrast the Issue, Rule, Application, and Conclusion (IRAC) method to the synthesis of cases and authorities’ method. Explain the value of each legal writing strategy. Justify your position.
From the e-Activity, choose three (3) of the ten (10) tips, and examine the primary manner in which each tip could impact a new paralegal, in comparison with a seasoned paralegal. Provide a rationale for your response.
“White-Collar Crime and Bribery versus Extortion”
Discuss the key elements of identifying white-collar crimes. Next, determine at least two (2) federal criminal statutes that government agencies commonly use to convict white-collar criminals, and specify the main reasons why government agencies commonly use the statutes in question. Justify your response.
Define the key difference between the crime of bribery and the crime of extortion, based on the federal bribery and extortion statutes. Next, specify the necessity of defining the difference that you have defined. Justify your response.
View the video How to Spot a Liar. It’s short (14 mins) but I wish it were longer, it’s that good. Students always find it revealing. To ensure you earn the full 5 points, be sure to discuss the video’s content and what surprised you most when you watched it.
Assume you are a lawyer defending someone in a prosecution for bribery against a high government official. Your client, a codefendant, is given a choice by the prosecutor between transactional immunity and use and derivative use immunity. Which immunity would you advise your client to take? Support your response.