Confirm favorite deletion?
Civil Procedure Keyed to Glannon
Pennoyer v. Neff
Citation:95 U.S. 714 (1878)
ProfessorBrittany L. Raposa
CaseCast™ – "What you need to know"
A third party attorney (Mitchell) brought an action against Neff in Oregon state court for legal fees. Mitchell The obtained a default judgment against Neff; Neff was not personally served in the proceeding, he did not appear in the proceeding, and he was not an Oregon resident at the time the judgment was issued. The default judgment was entered after Neff failed to answer the complaint, and after constructive service of summons by publication. Thereafter, Mitchell executed on the judgment against Neff’s property, located in Oregon. Pennoyer was the purchaser of the property, under a sheriff’s deed.
Only StudyBuddy Pro offers the complete Case Brief Anatomy*
Access the most important case brief elements for optimal case understanding.
*Case Brief Anatomy includes: Brief Prologue, Complete Case Brief, Brief Epilogue
- The Brief Prologue provides necessary case brief introductory information and includes:
Topic:Identifies the topic of law and where this case fits within your course outline.
Parties:Identifies the cast of characters involved in the case.
Procedural Posture & History:Shares the case history with how lower courts have ruled on the matter.
Case Key Terms, Acts, Doctrines, etc.:A case specific Legal Term Dictionary.
Case Doctrines, Acts, Statutes, Amendments and Treatises:Identifies and Defines Legal Authority used in this case.
- The Case Brief is the complete case summarized and authored in the traditional Law School I.R.A.C. format. The Pro case brief includes:
Brief Facts:A Synopsis of the Facts of the case.
Rule of Law:Identifies the Legal Principle the Court used in deciding the case.
Facts:What are the factual circumstances that gave rise to the civil or criminal case? What is the relationship of the Parties that are involved in the case.
Issue(s):Lists the Questions of Law that are raised by the Facts of the case.
Holding:Shares the Court's answer to the legal questions raised in the issue.
Concurring / Dissenting Opinions:Includes valuable concurring or dissenting opinions and their key points.
Reasoning and Analysis:Identifies the chain of argument(s) which led the judges to rule as they did.