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A written argument or brief filed with the court that is used by a lawyer to argue a motion or case before a judge. Most jurisdictions have relatively strict rules regarding the contents and form of a factum.
In Canada, a written submission or memorandum of law submitted to a court. It includes a concise statement of facts, a list of issues, arguments, the relief sought, and appendices containing case, statutory, and other citations.