ALWD Citation Manual

ALWD Citation Manual

A Professional System of Citation

Book - 2010
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ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation , now in its Fourth Edition , upholds a single and consistent system of citation for all forms of legal writing. Clearly and attractively presented in an easy-to-use format, edited by Darby Dickerson , a leading authority on American legal citation, the ALWD Citation Manual is simply an outstanding teaching tool.

Endorsed by the Association of Legal Writing Directors, (ALWD), a nationwide society of legal writing program directors, the ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation, features :

a single, consistent, logical system of citation that can be used for any type of legal document complete coverage of the citation rules that includes:
- basic citation
- citation for primary and secondary sources
- citation of electronic sources
- how to incorporate citations into documents
- how to quote material and edit quotes properly
- court-specific citation formats, commonly used abbreviations, and a sample legal memorandum with proper citation in the
Appendices two-color page design that flags key points and highlights examples Fast Formats quick guides for double-checking citations and Sidebars with facts and tips for avoiding common problems diagrams and charts that illustrate citation style at a glance

The Fourth Edition provides :

facsimiles of research sources that a first-year law student would use, annotated with the elements in each citation and a sample citation for each flexible citation options for (1) the United States as a party to a suit and (2) using contractions in abbreviations new rules addressing citation of interdisciplinary sources (e.g., plays, concerts, operas) and new technology (e.g., Twitter, e-readers, YouTube video) updated examples throughout the text expanded list of law reviews in Appendix 5

A new Wire-O binding in the Fourth Edition offers greater durability and makes the pages open perfectly flat for ease of use. Self-stick tabs now included in the book encourage students to flag frequently referenced pages for added convenience. Indispensable by design, the ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation, Fourth Edition , keeps on getting better

Publisher: New York, NY : Aspen Publishers, c2010.
Edition: 4th ed.
ISBN: 9780735589308
Branch Call Number: 808.027 ALWD
Characteristics: xxxvi, 661 p. ;,24 cm.
Alternative Title: Citation manual


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