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

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Cengage Learning, 2001 - Business & Economics - 144 pages
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This user-friendly text is the most readable and comprehensive guide to legal citations for legal practitioners. It explains the rules established in "The Bluebook," provides numerous examples, and includes exercises designed to reinforce the rules. "Cite Checker" is written specifically for the legal practitioner and focuses on the most common forms of legal writings - court documents and legal memoranda. This brief, clearly presented and organized workbook is an invaluable companion to "The Bluebook" and will help users master the often difficult task of cite checking.
 

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Contents

Typeface Conventions
7
Citation Form for Statutes Legislative Materials
35
Secondary Sources
45
Administrative Materials Electronic Databases
51
Punctuation Quotations Omissions Alterations
65
Short Forms Signals Related Authority
77
Putting It Together
89
The Final Review
97
Answer Keys
103
Appendix
123
Index
139
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About the author (2001)

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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