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Cite-Checker: Your Guide to Using The Bluebook, Fifth Edition

Authors
  • Deborah E. Bouchoux
Series / Aspen Paralegal Series
Teaching Materials
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Description
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Concise and easy-to-use, Cite-Checker is your guide to The Bluebook, the citation rules most commonly used by practitioners. Deborah E. Bouchoux’s building-block approach covers primary authorities first, followed by secondary authorities and the use of quotations, signals, and abbreviated forms. In every instance, each rule is clearly explained. Numerous examples and exercises place mastery of the rules within everyone’s reach.

New to the Fifth Edition:

  • Overview of changes in the 21st Edition of The Bluebook
  • A new section in Chapter One on how to construct any citation
  • New figure explaining the meaning of phrases used to show weight of authority, such as per curiam and en banc
  • Examples for citing bankruptcy cases

Professors and student will benefit from:

  • Plain-English explanations of The Bluebook rules
  • Numerous examples of commonly encountered citations
  • Exercises with answer keys in the appendix
  • A complete overview of citation form
  • Useful information on citation topics, such as unwieldy Internet URLs, and how to use on-line tools for cite-checking
  • A logical, step-by-step format that builds skill and confidence
  • Practice Tips in every chapter
  • A special section on preparing tables of authorities for briefs and court documents
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Product Information
Edition
Fifth Edition
Publication date
2021-02-23
Copyright Year
2021
Pages
224
Connected eBook + Paperback
9781543832808
Connected eBook (Digital Only)
9798889063889
Subject
Legal Writing
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