Skip to Main Content

Secondary & Practice Guides: Style Manuals

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

Style Manuals

ALWD guide to legal citation, 7th ed. Association of Legal Writing Directors, Carolyn V. Williams. (Wolters Kluwer, c2021)  KF 245 .A45 2021 (Reference & Reserve) 

The Bluebook: a uniform system of citation. 21st ed. (Harvard Law Review Association, c1991- )  KF 245 .B58 (Reference & Reserve)

Cite-checker:  your guide to using the Bluebook, 4th ed. Deborah E. Bouchoux. (Wolters Kluwer, c2016)  KF 245 .B685 2016

Prince's dictionary of legal abbreviations, 7th edMary Miles Prince. (W.S. Hein, c2017) KF 246 .B46 2017 (Reference Desk)

Prince's dictionary of legal citations, 9th ed. Mary Miles Prince. (W.S. Hein, c2017)  KF 246 .P73 2017 (Reference Desk)

The redbook: a manual on legal style, 3rd ed. Bryan A. Garner with Jeff Newman, Tiger Jackson. (West Group, 2018) KF 250 .G375 2018 (Reserve)

Understanding and mastering the bluebook: a guide for students and practitioners, 4th ed. Linda J. Barris. (Carolina Academic Press, 2020)  KF 245 .B37 2020 (Reference Room) 

User’s guide to the Bluebook, rev. for the 21st ed. Alan L. Dworsky. (William S. Hein, 2020)  KF 245 .D85 2020 (Reserve)


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) & Westlaw subscription database (ID/password required)*