Cite-Checker: a hands-on guide to learning citation form

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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 at Georgetown University's Paralegal Studies Program where she teaches a variety of topics 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's 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. She may be reached at bouchoud@georgetown.edu.

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