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The Authors discuss IRAC as a tool to help students provide structure to legal analysis. Students use this tool not only in writing objective and persuasive memos and briefs, but also in writing answers to examination questions. The Authors give their comments, highlighted by the “Point/Counterpoint,” which present a wide range of views on the efficacy of this tool.

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The Second Draft (The Legal Writing Institute), Nov. 1995, at 9