Astineau v. Gastineau, 151 Misc. 2d 813, 573 N.Y.S.2d 819 (1991)

Format for Case Brief Assignments:

1. Case title & citation
2. Issue (a combination of the key facts and the legal question the court is being asked to decide in the case)
3. Rule (the law that court identifies as applicable to the case)
4. Application (how does the court apply the law to the facts and issue in the case)
5. Conclusion (a brief statement of the case outcome)