Alwd Guide to Legal Citation: [Connected Ebook] (Aspen Coursebook) (Spiral)

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Organizing legal citation into 40 thoroughly cogent and illustrated rules, the Guide is the ideal coursebook, supplement, or stand-alone reference for American legal citation. Students, law review staff, scholars, and practitioners can rely on the Guide 7E to provide precise citation rules for the full spectrum of legal sources, consistent with national standards. The clear explanations, examples, diagrams, and quick-reference tables in the Guide make teaching and researching legal citation efficient and stress-free for all.

New to the Seventh Edition:

  • Expanded and updated coverage of how to cite to the multitude of e-sources that practitioners and students use when conducting legal research in the real world today, including new and revised component diagrams and examples
  • New appendix helps law review staff writers cross-reference the Guide's citation rules with traditional legal citation standards
  • Updated and revised Guide rules that are consistent with traditional legal citation standards
  • Appendix 5 free online access to expanded list of periodical titles that can be updated frequently
  • Appendix 2 free online access to coverage of local legal citation rules that can be updated frequently

Professors and student will benefit from:

  • Coverage of online media, such as e-books, listservs, forums, blogs, and social media
  • Tips and directions for finding local rules
  • Citing to case reporters, statutes, legislation, and regulations found on e-sources
  • "Academic Formatting" icons note differences in citation style between academic legal writing and professional legal writing
  • Fast Formats preview and refresh understanding of essential citation components
  • Screenshots from electronic sources and snapshots of actual pages
  • Sidebars explain the "why" of legal citations and how to avoid common errors
  • Sample citation diagrams that illustrate the essential components of citation construction
  • Cross-references within each rule connects content in other rules or in the Appendices
  • Over 140 subsections with information not found in a traditional legal citation manual
  • Detailed Appendices with abbreviations for use in citations and with information not found in other sources such as:
    • Peer reviewed local court citation conventions, websites, and other resources
    • Additional periodicals with full title abbreviations so writers do not have to memorize spacing rules to assemble abbreviations themselves
    • Comprehensive rules for citing federal taxation materials


Product Details
ISBN: 9781543807776
ISBN-10: 1543807771
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication Date: May 5th, 2021
Pages: 636
Language: English
Series: Aspen Coursebook