stands for Conclusion, Rule, Explanation, Application/Analysis, and Conclusion; IRAC stands for Issue, Rule, Application/Analysis, and Conclusion; and TREAT stands for Thesis, Rule, Explanation, Application/Analysis, and Thesis.
Content includes: explanations of writing skills; guidance through the process of writing; explanation of the CREAC
formula; using storytelling in fact statements; and, coverage of office memos, motion memos and appellate briefs.
The authors outline some of the more traditional examples of legal writing, and then encourage law students to enliven this text with storytelling and the CREAC
principle (also known as The Paradigm).