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Commercial Databases Bluebook Citation 101

Rule 18.3 of The Bluebook covers the commercial databases such as Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law.The Bluebook still requires the use and citation of printed sources where available (see R. 18.2). Commercial databases should be cited in preference to other, general Internet resources.

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Blue Book Practical Law Westlaw

Blue Book In the context of takeovers, see Takeover Code . In the context of local authority employment, a report published by the Soulbury Committee on the salary scales and service conditions of educational psychologists, young peoples' and community service managers and educational improvement professionals in local authorities.

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Unpublished Opinions Bluebook Guide Guides at

Rule 10.8.1 describes how to cite an unpublished case and there are examples in the chart at the beginning of Rule 10 (p. 95). A citation to an unpublished case that is available in Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg Law, or another "widely used electronic database" (Rule 10.8.1(a)) has the following five elements:

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Short Forms for Cases Bluebook Guide Guides at

Thus far, this guide has described how to cite cases in long form, i.e., how you cite a case for the first time in a document. Because you will often cite a case (and other legal materials) multiple times in a document, The Bluebook has established a "short form" for use in subsequent citations. The main rule that describes the short form for cases is Rule 10.9.

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Tarlton Law Library: Bluebook Legal Citation: Short form

Bluebook Rule (21st): 4.1 Law Review Typeface: Italics (including the period) "Id."is an all-purpose short form citation that may be used for any cited authority except internal cross-references. "Id." always refers to the immediately proceeding cited authority, either in the same footnote or the previous footnote so long as it is the only authority cited in the …

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Bluebook – Short Forms American Association of …

Short Forms: Statutes 2. Short Citation (Rule 12.10) •an’t use Id. •If there is an intervening citation (Statute X –> Case Y or Statute Y -> Statute X) •If the previous citation was to a statute from different title or chapter •(17 U.S.C. § 107 -> 28 U.S.C. § 1331). Use full citation if you cite 28 usc 1311 for 1st time.

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Citing to Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and …

A recurring issue we’ve seen at the reference desk is a student who wants to use ALWD or the Bluebook to cite to a resource located in Bloomberg Law (BLaw), Lexis Advance (LA) or WestlawNext (WLN). The reason this has become a problem is that the current editions of ALWD and Bluebook predate those three services, so there are no examples in the citation

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Black ’s Law DictionaryIS AVAILABLE ON . WESTLAW. WESTLAW > SECONDARY SOURCES > BLACK’S LAW DICTIONARY (UNDER TOOLS AND RESOURCES ) Bluebook example (No clear example in R15.9) Journal example. n37. See Trafficking, Black's Law Dictionary (10th ed. 2014), Westlaw.

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For Legal Writing Citation and Research Tools Research

Westlaw Next provides a citation generator for nearly all the legal documents in its databases. Simply highlight the text you intend to cite and select "Copy with Reference" from the drop-down menu: The text and citation will copy to the clipboard, so you can go into your word-processor and paste the text:

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Short Form for Cases Introduction to "The Bluebook: A

Law Review Footnotes - Short form may only be used for a case cited within the same footnote or if it has been cited within the five previous footnotes. Otherwise a full citation is required. See Rule 4.1 for guidance on the use of "id." within citations.

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Experiential Legal Writing I Citations Quiz

cited a case. Now you would like to cite section 1332 of Title 28 of the United States Code. Please select the correct short citation. A. Id. at § 1332. B. Id. § 1332. C. § 1332. D. § 1332 (2006). Answer: C A & B are wrong because there is an intervening citation. D is wrong because you omit parenthetical for short cite). See B12.2 & 12.10.

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Free Bluebook Citation Generator Cite This For Me

The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, prescribes the most commonly used legal citation system for law professionals in the United States. The Bluebook is compiled by the Harvard Law Review Association, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and the Yale Law Journal. Generations of law students, lawyers, scholars, judges and other legal

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Tarlton Law Library: Bluebook Legal Citation: Intro

Bluebook Rule (21st): 1.2(a),(b) Law Review Typeface For Comparison Signals: Italics Two introductory signals may be used to suggest a useful comparison: "Cf." and "Compare." "Cf."is the abbreviation of the Latin word "confer," literally meaning "compare," but proper use of the two signals does vary in several key ways.

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Common Mistakes Bluebook Citations LibGuides at

A citation copied directly from Westlaw, in particular, is easy to identify, because the source name will be an abbreviation, but not one approved by the Bluebook. Cases Forgetting to put a court designation in the court and date parenthetical when the …

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Citation to Internet Bluebook Quick Reference

Material from a commercial database such as Westlaw does not preserve the original pagination and therefore cannot be cited as if it were the print hard copy. You will follow Rule 18.3 for those. For example, exact pdf copies of law review articles you find on the web can be cited as if citing to the print. Follow Bluebook R. 16.

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Bluebook Help Forum Top Law Schools

I've found three different sections in the Bluebook where it states how you cite an unpublished case from Lexis or Westlaw. However, does anybody know where I can find information on how you would do a short abbreviated cite or Id. on an unpublished case after the first time. Short cite: Steyne, 1998 WL 34020729, at *4. Id. cite: Id. at *5

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Citation Tools Bluebooking and Legal Citation

Available to Loyola Law students for free through the main LMU library. Paid tool that allows you to input citation information and generate a Bluebook-style citation. As of October 2018, it offers a free one week trial, then costs $36 per month or $108 per year. Paid browser plug-in that saves Bluebook-style citations from Westlaw.

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Bluebook Statutes American Association of Law Libraries

Citing Statutes •Bluebook Rule B12 (pages 18 –21) •See Rule 12 (pages 120-134) for more guidance

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Home Bluebook and Citation Resources GW Law Library

Keyed to The Bluebook (21st edition, 2020) and one of the required texts for GW Law's Fundamentals of Lawyering class, this free online book (in PDF) is "designed to help first-year law students master the fundamental Bluebook citation rules that will be needed in legal research and writing courses and in legal practice.

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* Order of signals Rule 1.3 at 60-61 When more than one signal is used in a citation sentence or clause, Rule 1.3 dictates the order in which they should appear Rule 1.4 at 61-63 dictates the order of legal authorities within each signal Rules 1.3 and 1.4 are critical for law review articles, but are only necessary in your legal writing course

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Statutes Online Bluebook Guide Guides at Georgetown

According to Rule 12.5(b) and Rule 18.2.1(a), you can cite an online version of a code if it is an "authenticated, official, or exact copy" of a print code.If the online version meets one of these criteria—see Rule 18.2.1(a) for definitions—you cite to the online version as if you were citing the original print source.. For example, the database HeinOnline contains exact …

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Statutes Bluebook Citations LibGuides at William S

Citations are to the 20th edition of The Bluebook, A Uniform System of Citation. Rule 12 Statutes (p. 120) Statutes in Print B12, B12.1.2, R12, T1.3. Cite Title 21 of the United States Code, section 331(a) from the official United States Code in print. CORRECT CITATION: 21 U.S.C. § 331(a) (2012).

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Online Citation Generators Bluebook 101 Library Guides

Juris-M is a Zotero spin-off aimed at legal researchers. It uses the free Indigo Book, similar to (but not licensed by) The Bluebook. Georgetown Law Library has a series of three training videos about Juris-M. Citation management software enables you to collect, organize, edit, and share your research.

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Bluebooking and Legal Citation Loyola Law School

Page 1 of the Bluebook reminds you that the central function of legal citation is to help your reader find the source.) In academic writing, the author and title are in small caps and the subject (e.g. Abandoned Property, Actions) is in …

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pin cite from westlaw next Forum Top Law Schools

Re: pin cite from westlaw next. Post. by orderofthings » Tue Feb 21, 2012 3:54 am. If I'm understanding you correctly, the page numbers are within the document demarcated by stars and in green text. So it would look like this: This action was taken to ensure that the Order *162 was “final” for purposes of this court's jurisdiction, and to

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Statutes Bluebook Legal Citation Tarlton Law Library

The Bluebook holds that if you cite a code in an electronic database, you should note the database and its currency in a parenthetical. Example: Cal. Civ. Code 1620 (West, Westlaw through 2012 portion of 2011-2012 Reg. Sess.). However, when states only publish their statutes online, the online source can be cited directly. <<

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Citing Session Laws Sample Bluebook Citations

The following samples cover basic citation format for statutes & session law sources. Complicated variations are not shown in these samples. Always consult the Bluebook for additional information on correct citation format.. Cite to the name of the act (if one exists) or to the date of the act if a name is not apparent, the Public Law number, the section (if citing to a …

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Secondary Authorities Bluebook Citations LibGuides at

Citations are to the 20th edition of The Bluebook, A Uniform System of Citation.. Rule 16.7.6 Annotations (p. 168) Cite discussions in selective case reporters (such as American Law Reports and Lawyer’s Reports Annotated) by the author’s full name, followed by the designation “Annotation” in ordinary roman type and the title of the work in italics:

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Electronic Citation Management Legal Citation Guides

Zotero is a free browser add-on that helps you collect, organize, cite and share your research sources. This handy tool will create footnotes, endnotes, in-text citations, or bibliographies in Bluebook format (Bluebook for law review format only). Zotero will not import from Westlaw Edge and Lexis, but records can be created manually.

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Introduction Bluebook Guide Guides at Georgetown Law

Few books cause law students as much dread, pain, anger, and frustration as The Bluebook.. The Bluebook, formally titled The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, is the style manual for citing to legal documents within the United States.It is now in its 20th edition, more than an inch thick, and consists of over 500 pages of guidance on legal citation.

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Homepage The Bluebook Online

Introducing the new Bluebook Online. Complete access to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, the go-to guide for legal citation trusted by legal professionals since 1926.Redesigned on an accessible, mobile-optimized platform to support quick and easy searches, the new Bluebook Online is packed with new personalization features to fit your needs.

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Best way to make sure my BlueBook citations are right

There are tools that can help (full disclosure: I'm a developer of such tools). Citrus is a Microsoft Word addin that can check and correct citations in Bluebook format. The version available for download right now is a bit old, but the new and improved version ought …

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Bluebook Citation Mitchell Hamline School of Law

citation of a particular document, you may use the other rules in The Bluebook, referred to as the “Whitepages,” to supplement the Bluepages. Keep in mind the typeface differences between academic documents and non -academic legal documents . as explained in . Bluepages B2.. . . .

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WestlawNext and the Bluebook – Pace Law Library

WestlawNext and the Bluebook. WestlawNext has a “copy with reference” feature that allows you to highlight text and copy it with the citation. The trick to using this effectively is to set your preferences first. The Preferences option is always on the lower left side of the screen. Click on Preferences, then the Citation tab.

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Citation Cheat Sheet Legal Writing Pro

Citation Cheat Sheet Cases Sager v. Maass , 907 F. Supp. 1412, 1415 (D. Or. 1995) (holding that trial court’s failure to warn petitioner about dangers of self-representation is reversible error), aff’d , 84 F.3d 1212 (9th Cir. 1996). • Short form: Sager , …

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NEW YORK CITATIONS A. INTRODUCTION There is no one prevailing source for citation of legal authorities in documents filed in New York courts. Rule 10.3.1 of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation and Rule 12.4(b)(1)(a) of the ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation provide that case citations in documents submitted to state courts must conform …

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Check out my automatic Bluebook cite generator, Citeus

Check out my automatic Bluebook cite generator, Citeus Legalus! I hate to be self-promotional, but I'm trying to get the word out: Citeus Legalus is an automatic bluebooker that I've programmed over the last ~2 years. Through forms and a whole hell of a lot of back-end programming, it automatically formats cases, periodicals, nonperiodicals

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Citation Guide: Interpreting, Managing & Creating Bluebook

The Bluebook is the dominant style manual for legal citation in the United States. It is currently in its 19th edition. Pt 1, the Bluepages, is a basic guide to legal citation designed for practicing legal professionals and 1Ls. Pt 2 contains more complex rules of citation style required for law journals and other legal scholarship.

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Basic Legal Citation Legal Information Institute

The Bluebook; ALWD Citation Manual; eBook. PDF; WHAT AND WHY? Introduction; Purposes of Legal Citation; Types of Citation Principles; Levels of Mastery; Citation in Transition; Who Sets Citation Norms; HOW TO CITE Electronic Resources; Judicial Opinions; Constitutions & Statutes; Agency & Exec. Material; Arbitrations; Court Rules; Books

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Bluebook Case Guide Bluebook Citation Generator LegalEase

1. As seen in the example above, the basic elements to a Bluebook case citation are: 1. Party names 2. The volume of the reporter 3. The name of the reporter 4. First page of the case 5. The name of the court 6. The year of decision

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Baby Blue's Manual of Legal Citation

The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (Columbia Law Review Ass’n et al. eds., 20th ed. 2015) (demonstrating, by virtue of 20 editions, the need for such a system, but producing a system that is overly complex). R7. Signals for Comparison. R7.1. Compare <citation to source or authority>, with <citation to source or authority> Compare . . .

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About the Bluebook Bluebook Guide Guides at Georgetown

As with any reference book, The Bluebook becomes easier to use once you know where to find the information you need.The Bluebook consists of four main sections.. The first section is the "Bluepages," which provide information on basic legal citation. The Bluepages contain condensed versions of the full rules and are intended to "provide easy-to-comprehend …

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are bluebooked citations from Westlaw and Lexis Advance correct?

One mistake students and attorneys alike make is assuming that research systems like Westlaw and Lexis Advance provide properly Bluebooked citations. This is usually incorrect, but the citations these services produce look pretty good.

How do I cite a handbook available on Westlaw?

For example, Rule 15.9 of the Bluebook illustrates a citation to a handbook available on Westlaw by citing to the Westlaw database identifier for the book, “LDCHBK”: Abbey G. Hairston, Leave and Disability Coordination Handbook ¶ 110 (2009), available at Westlaw LDCHBK.

What is the Bluebook in law?

The Bluebook, formally titled The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, is the style manual for citing to legal documents within the United States. It is now in its 20th edition, more than an inch thick, and consists of over 500 pages of guidance on legal citation.

How do you cite Black's Law Dictionary in Westlaw?

Legislative History Definition, Black’s Law Dictionary (9th ed. 2009), available at Westlaw. Citations are to the 20th edition of The Bluebook, A Uniform System of Citation. Use Rule 3.4 (Appended Material) when citing comments, notes, and other addenda. The year is the year the Restatement was published.