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Introduction

 

The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation is the most common system of legal citation used in the United States. Students, judges, lawyers, other legal professionals, and scholars are often expected to follow its edicts but find it challenging due to the density of the rules. This guide was developed as an attempt to break down some of these densely packed rules; helping to make sense of it all. 

Quick Style Guide

The editors of The Bluebook offer a Quick Style Guide with examples of many common citation types (books, cases, statutes, & etc.). Signing up is free, but one will be invited to purchase a subscription to The Bluebook Online.

Other Guides

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