Citing & Typing the Law: A Guide to Legal Citation & Style

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Word Store Publications, 1997 - Citation of legal authorities - 297 pages
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Contents

THE FUNCTION OF A LEGAL CITATION
3
HOW TO CITE LEGISLATIVE MATERIALS
7
HOW TO CITE STATUTES
19
THE AMERICAN JUDICIAL SYSTEM
47
THE PUBLICATION OF AMERICAN CASE LAW
59
HOW TO CITE CASES
75
FINDING PARALLEL CITATIONS AND CASE HISTORY
155
HOW TO CITE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
167
HOW TO CITE SECONDARY AUTHORITY
179
TYPING LEGAL CITATIONS
195
SIGNAL WORDS SUBDIVISIONS AND CAPITALIZATION
213
QUOTATIONS JO AND SUPRA
227
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About the author (1997)

C. Edward Good currently serves as Counsel and Writer-in-Residence at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, L.L.P. in Washington, D.C. -- the largest law firm in the world specializing solely in intellectual property law. Mr. Good conducts ongoing training programs in effective writing for the firm's lawyers, many of whom have masters and doctorate degrees in science and engineering. He is the author of 'A Grammar Book for You and I . . . oops, Me!' and "Mightier Than the Sword -- Powerful Writing in the Legal Profession," which has been adopted at Yale Law School and many other law schools around the country.

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