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Secondary & Practice Guides: Style Manuals

This guide includes the Library's most current, updated secondary and practice guides.

Style Manuals

ALWD citation manual: a professional system of citation, 4th ed. Association of Legal Writing Directors and Darby Dickerson. (Aspen, c2010)  KF 245 .A45 2010 (Reference & Reserve)

The Bluebook: a uniform system of citation. 20th ed. (Harvard Law Review Association, c1991- )  KF 245 .B58 (Reference & Reserve)

Cite-Checker: a hands-on guide to learning citation form, 3rd ed. Deborah E. Bouchoux. (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business Aspen Publishers, c2011)  KF 245 .B685 2011

Prince's dictionary of legal citations, 8th ed. Mary Miles Prince. (W.S. Hein, c2011)  KF 246 .P73 2011 (Reference Desk)

The redbook: a manual on legal style, 3rd ed. Bryan A. Garner with Jeff Newman, Tiger Jackson. (West Group, 2006)  KF 250 .G375 2013 (Reserve)

Understanding and mastering the bluebook: a guide for students and practitioners, 3rd ed. Linda J. Barris. (Carolina Academic Press, 2010)  KF 245 .B37 2015 (Reference Room)

User’s guide to the Bluebook, rev. for the 20th ed. Alan L. Dworsky; references updated by Brian Christiansen. (William S. Hein, 2015)  KF 245 .D85 2015 (Reserve)

California:

California style manual: a handbook of legal style for California courts and lawyers, 4th ed. Edward W. Jessen. (West Group, 2000)  KFC 75 .C35 2000 (Reference & Reserve)