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Data Privacy Law

The Parts of a Scholarly Legal Work

Scholarly legal articles often follow this arrangement:

1.  Introduction - includes the statement of the claim (In other words: point of view, opinion, thesis statement, problem & solution or issue & resolution)

2. Background Section - Describes the existing law, facts and/or history necessary to understand the problem.

3. Proof of the Claim - Show your claim is correct and the best way to solve the problem.

4. Conclusion

Source:  Eugene Volokh, Academic Legal Writing: Law review articles, student notes, seminar papers, and getting on law review 10 (Thomson Reuters 2016).

 

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