Cite-Checker: A Hands-on Guide to Learning Citation Form

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Wolters Kluwer Law & Business Aspen Publishers, 2008 - Law - 152 pages
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This self-paced guide to citation form is a perfect match for any basic Legal
Writing and Research course. Cite-Checker is a short, concise book
providing students with everything they need to learn and master proper
citation form according to the Bluebook. A readable and pragmatic
guide, this valuable text offers thorough explanations of important concepts
as well as self-checking exercises to help students master the concepts
discussed.
This worthwhile text introduces students to all areas of citation form in a
concise yet thorough manner:
self-paced tutorial includes rules, exercises, and answers
explains the rules established in the 18th edition of the Bluebook
and provides a complete and thorough overview of citation form
hands-on exercises in every chapter guide students through all
essential topics and answer keys to the exercises are also included
chapters presented in a logical, step-by-step format to help students
build confidence with citation skills
a section on preparing tables of authorities for briefs and court documents
highlights a topic not covered in either the Bluebook or the ALWD
Citation Manual

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Essential tool for cite checking

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This slim volume is an essential tool for cite checking, for anyone who deals with the law: lawyers, paralegals, legal secretaries, students. Worth buying. Read full review

Contents

lntroduction to CiteChecking
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Typeface
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Citation Form for Cases
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Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Deborah E. Bouchoux, J.D., is an adjunct faculty member of Georgetown University, where she teaches a variety of topics in the Paralegal Studies Program and serves on the program's advisory board. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law and a member of the State Bar of California (inactive) and District of Columbia Bar (active). She has taught in a number of paralegal programs, including the University of San Diego Paralegal Program and the Paralegal Studies Program at George Washington University. She is the author of nine textbooks in the paralegal field and several articles in national and local paralegal publications.

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