But across documents, slight differences in citation form
are untroublesome, though "slight" is an important qualification: differences large enough to make the reader pause to translate from a more familiar to a less familiar form impede easy reading.
Editorial change in citation forms
in rule and committee note.
10) Judges are critical of practitioners (11) for not following proper citation form
(12) and are willing to impose citation requirements for documents filed in their courts, (13) and many are unwilling to have citation requirements imposed on them, citing an invasion of judicial independence (14) or administrative inconvenience.
It's true the manual you chose 'vastly simplifies citation form
without depriving the reader of any valuable information; indeed, by requiring the full names of authors as a general rule it significantly expands the information conveyed by legal citations.
There are a number of mistakes in the footnotes, not least of which are that they follow no uniform citation form
, and they contain more than a few factual or interpretive errors.
Looking at citation from a micro-perspective, however, one might naturally ask, "What is it that leads a writer to choose one citation form
Published by the Harvard Law Review Association in conjunction with law review journals at Yale, Columbia, and the University of Pennsylvania, the Bluebook has been the preeminent authority on proper citation form
for more than 70 years.
Aspen also supplies study aids, including the "Examples and Explanations" series, "Introduction to Law" series and "Aspen RoadMap" series, and the "ALWD Citation Manual," a guide to legal citation form
At age three in about one-third of the deaf children's utterances verbs started to appear, mostly still in citation form
and in sentence-final position.
This edition has new and revised exercises, tips on writing concisely, more on writing letters to adverse counsel, ways to avoid common style and usage mistakes, answers to common questions, tips for using email, ideas for handling extra material in a writing project, updates to citation form
, new sample documents, and updated web references.
1977 Revision: Editorial change in citation form
in committee note.
The system automatically populates the traffic offender's information on the citation form
, and officers select the applicable violation and other information from drop-down menus.
See generally Ursula Weigold, A New Approach to Legal Citation Form
, 13 Appellate Advocate 17 (Fall 2000) (The Appellate Advocate is the quarterly report of the State Bar of Texas Appellate Section.
Consequently, lawyers, librarians, and others have been pushing courts to adopt a citation form
that would allow lawyers to cite cases that have been published electronically but have not yet hit the books.
National Law Library has published an article on its site to educate attorneys and other legal researchers about this citation form