Citation can be some of the most frustrating work of legal writing. These resources will help you on your way to 'cite it right.'
The Rule Books
ALWD Guide to Legal Citation
by Coleen M. Barger
Publication Date: 2017-05-19
ALWD Guide to Legal Citation, Sixth Edition provides the tools needed for all forms of legal writing, using clear explanations and abundant illustrations. This is the book your teacher expects you to use in Legal Writing. Buy it, read it, tab it, learn it.
Call Number: KF245 .B58 2015
Now in its 20th edition, The Bluebook: a uniform system of citation is the most commonly used legal citation system. If you're interested in being an editor for law review, you should buy one of these too. The Law Library has two copies of the most recent Bluebook, always on Reserve.
Helpful CALI Lessons
It's worth the time to check out these helpful lessons and ebooks. You will need a CALI authorization code -- available from all of the Law Librarians.