Cite-Checker: A Hands-On Guide To Learning Citation Form, Second Edition / Edition 2

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Overview

This self-paced guide to citation form is a perfect match for any basic Legal Writing and Research course. Cite-Checker is a short, concise book providing students with everything they need to learn and master proper citation form according to The Bluebook. A readable and pragmatic guide, this valuable text offers thorough explanations of important concepts as well as self-checking exercises to help students master the concepts discussed.

This worthwhile text introduces students to all areas of citation form in a concise yet thorough manner:

  • self-paced tutorial includes rules, exercises, and answers
  • explains the rules established in the 18th edition of The Bluebook and provides a complete and thorough overview of citation form
  • hands-on exercises in every chapter guide students through all essential topics and answer keys to the exercises are also included
  • chapters presented in a logical, step-by-step format to help students build confidence with citation skills
  • a section on preparing tables of authorities for briefs and court documents highlights a topic not covered in either The Bluebook or the ALWD Citation Manual
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735571228
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 10/25/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 152
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Cite-Checking
Chapter 2. The Bluebook Trap: Typeface Conventions
Chapter 3. Citation Form for Cases
Chapter 4. Citation Form for Statutes, Legislative Materials, Uniform Acts, Court Rules, and Constitutions
Chapter 5. Secondary Sources
Chapter 6. Administrative and Executive Materials, Electronic Databases, The Internet, Record Materials and Court Documents, and Public Domain Citations
Chapter 7. Punctuation, Quotations, Omissions, Alterations, and Parentheticals
Chapter 8. Short Forms, Signals, Related Authority, and Capitalization
Chapter 9. Putting It Together
Chapter 10. The Final Review
Answer Keys
Appendix: Examples of State Cases and Statutes
Index

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