Cite-Checker: Your Guide to Using the Bluebook, Third Edition / Edition 3

Cite-Checker: Your Guide to Using the Bluebook, Third Edition / Edition 3

by Deborah E. Bouchoux
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0735587663

ISBN-13: 9780735587663

Pub. Date: 12/20/2010

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

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

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735587663
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
12/20/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
163
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

• Introduction to Cite-Checking
The Bluebook Trap: Typeface Conventions
• Citation Form for Cases
• Citation Form for Statutes, Legislative Materials, Uniform Acts, Court Rules, and Constitutions
• Secondary Sources
• Administrative Materials, Electronic Databases, the Internet, Record Materials, and Public Domain Citations
• Punctuation, Quotations, Omissions, Alterations, and Parentheticals
• Short Forms, Signals, Related Authority, and Capitalization
• Putting It Together
• The Final Review

Answer Keys
Appendix: Examples of State Cases and Statutes

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