Citation Guides:

  • Cornell Law School provides "An Introduction to Basic Legal Citation;" comprehensive information on legal citation, as well as examples of legal citation are available in an online format.
    http://www.law.cornell.edu/citation/

  • "Blue Tips," provides answers and guidance from students' submitted questions on subjects covered by The Bluebook. Students can submit questions via email.
    https://www.legalbluebook.com/Public/BlueTips.aspx

  • The University of Maryland, Thurgood Marshall Law Library provides legal writers with links to citation exercises and guides to legal research.
    http://www.law.umaryland.edu/marshall/researchguides/cali/index.html

  • The ALWD website provides answers to frequently asked citation questions. The ALWD Citation Manual is a consistent, flexible, and relatively easy to understand and use professional system of citation for legal materials. It is filled with examples of citation forms.
    http://www.alwd.org/publications/citation_manual.html

  • This CALI Lesson, "ALWD Citation Form," helps student's master legal citation using the ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation (Fourth Edition). Topics covered include typeface, spacing abbreviations, capitalization, ordinal numbers, pinpoint pages and section numbers, full and short citation formats, cases, statutes, books, legal periodicals, introductory signals, and quotations.
    http://www.cali.org/lesson/570

  • This CALI Lesson, "ALWD Citation Form Part 1: Citation Basics," helps students master legal citation using the ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation (Fourth Edition). Topics covered in this part include typeface, spacing abbreviations, capitalization, ordinal numbers, pinpoint pages and section numbers, and full and short citation formats.
    http://www.cali.org/lesson/8130

  • This CALI Lesson, "ALWD Citation Form Part 2: Commonly Cited Sources," helps students master legal citation using the ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation (Fourth Edition). This lesson includes interactive exercises that will test a student's understanding of, and ability to apply the various citation rules. Topics covered in this part include cases, statutes, books, and legal periodicals..
    http://www.cali.org/lesson/8131

  • This CALI Lesson, "ALWD Citation Form Part 3: Using Citations in Documents and Quotations," helps students master legal citation using the ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation (Fourth Edition). This lesson includes interactive exercises that will test a student's understanding of, and ability to apply the various citation rules. Topics covered in this part include introductory signals and quotations.
    http://www.cali.org/lesson/8132

  • This CALI Lesson, "Citation Form for Briefs and Legal Memoranda," helps students learn the rules of proper citation form for briefs and legal memoranda including - cases, statutory materials and secondary authorities.
    http://www.cali.org/lesson/561

Shepard Broad Law Center | 3305 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida 33314-7796 | 800-986-6529
Copyright © 2014 Nova Southeastern University. All rights reserved.