Designed to help legal professionals cite legal authorities appropriately, this volume comprises which establishes uniform citation rules, and a dictionary with references to state court rules and examples. Tables cover: the states' highest courts; discontinued state reporters; year, Congress, session, and volume numbers; and, numbering acts of Congress. Prince is associate director for library services at the Vanderbilt University Law School Library. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This year's edition of the dictionary includes a reproduction of , 16th edition (1996), allowing readers to examine the source for rules demonstrated in the dictionary. The dictionary applies rules to common legal authorities, providing examples of article and page citations for specific documents and journals, as well as entries on general topics such as footnotes and quoting. This edition contains new entries pertaining to public domain citations and Internet sources. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.