brief case Nix v. Williams
Complete case brief of Nix v. Williams. You will see an example of a case brief in your Week 7 Packet, along with a separate document with helpful hints for how to brief a case. The Nix case can be found here: supreme.justia.com/us/467/431/case.html or www.oyez.org/cases/1980-1989/1983/1983_82_1651 OR look it up on Lexis through the APUS library.
In a nutshell, the case brief is an explanation of what the court decided in the case and why. See the attached worksheet as well as the resources under Case Brief for information and examples. I expect the following sections: