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“IRAC” method for legal writing

IRAC is an acronym that generally stands for: Issue, Rule, Application, and Conclusion. It functions as a methodology for legal analysis. The IRAC format is mostly used in hypothetical questions in law school and bar exams.

Sections of an IRAC

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Summaries of EU legislation

Summaries of EU legislation are short, easy-to-understand explanations of the main legal acts passed by the EU – intended for a general, non-specialist audience.

Most cover the main types of legislation passed by the EU: directives, regulations and decisions. But some cover other documents, such as international agreements.

The summaries are grouped into 32 policy fields, and each links to the full, official version of the act. Summaries are not available for legal acts that we consider to be:

Agriculture

Audiovisual and media

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Legal translators/interpreters (EU)

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E-justice of EU

With the increase in mobility and migration within the European Union, there is also a commensurate increase in the number of relationships of all kinds (be they commercial, legal, academic or personal) between citizens of different nationalities, cultures and with different languages.

This in turn leads to a wide variety of situations demanding language translation and interpretation services. Since many of these situations must be either sanctioned or witnessed by the authorities (frequently by courts or other legal institutions), it is quite common to require official translations of documents originally written in another language

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