How to Prepare a Legal Citation

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Barron's Educational Series, 1986 - Law - 228 pages
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Here is an invaluable tool to help you master the skills needed to prepare a legal memorandum or brief for filing. It includes a complete explanation of and exercises on cite-checking, Shepardizing, putting the citations into correct form, preparing the Table of Contents and Table of Authorities, and preparing a brief or law review article for publication.

Emphasizes the correct use of "A Uniform System of Citation," with how-to exercises on state and federal citations.

Informative and simple to use.

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Contents

The
1
Using Legal CitationsIntroduction
13
ARGUMENT
19
B Use of Direct Quotations
22
Shepardizing Cases
34
Citing Prior and Subsequent History of a Case
41
How to Cite Cases
53
Names of Administrative Cases and Arbitrations
66
How to Cite Books Periodicals Loose
103
B Periodicals
111
Newspapers
121
E Other Authorities
129
B Related Authorities
135
Order of Citations
145
Putting a Brief into Final Form
153
Other Details
165

F Dates
74
How to Cite Legislative History Mate
77
How to Cite Constitutions and Statutory
87
State Statutes
96
Notes 779
179
Index to Exercises
189
Index
221
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