ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation, Second Edition / Edition 2

ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Association of Legal Writing Directors Staff, Association of Legal Writing Directors
     
 

In its first edition, the ALWD Citation Manual revolutionized the teaching of legal citation and became the most popular new law school book in Aspen history. Now upholding the new standard of one consistent system of citation for all forms of legal writing, this revised edition offers even more assistance to students and professors.

This remarkable

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Overview

In its first edition, the ALWD Citation Manual revolutionized the teaching of legal citation and became the most popular new law school book in Aspen history. Now upholding the new standard of one consistent system of citation for all forms of legal writing, this revised edition offers even more assistance to students and professors.

This remarkable coursebook earned its phenomenal popularity by clarifying and simplifying the citation process:

  • written, designed, and edited by professionals, the ALWD Citation Manual draws on the expertise of Darby Dickerson, and the Association of Legal Writing Directors
  • by presenting one consistent and logical system of citation for use with any type of legal document, the Manual avoids the confusion that results from employing discrete citation systems
  • its accessible and attractive format features a sensible organization, two-color design to flag key points, quick guides called Fast Formats for double checking citations, sidebars provide pertinent information to help the user avoid common problems, and diagrams and charts to make informatoin available at a glance
  • complete coverage includes citation basics, citation for primary and secondary sources, citation of electronic sources (LEXIS, Westlaw, Internet, and Loislaw), incorporating citations into documents, how to properly quote material and edit quotes, and helpful appendices
  • a Teacher's Manual and PowerPoint CD facilitate instruction, with ideas for class presentation, ALWD-Bluebook conversion charts, and exercises

    Completely updated for its Second Edition, the ALWD Citation Manual now features:

  • new rules concerning use of numbers and capitalization of specific words
  • citation format for jury instructions and ethics opinions
  • updated formats for World Wide websites
  • the addition to See Also and Accord Signals
  • expanded appendices, with federal taxation materials and more abbreviations for legal periodicals
  • significant improvements to the content and presentation of the ALWD website

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  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780735536401
    Publisher:
    Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date:
    12/01/2002
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    491
    Product dimensions:
    6.56(w) x 9.06(h) x 1.00(d)

    Table of Contents

    SUMMARY OF CONTENTS


    • Introductory Material
    • Citation Basics
    • Citing Specific Print Sources
    • Electronic Sources and Neutral Citations
    • Incorporating Citations into Documents
    • Quotations
    • Appendices

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