Seminar ID: 100012

Paralegal's Guide to Understanding Legal Citations

Presented By:
Tracy L. Norton

Touro Law Center

You will Learn:

  • Learn the purpose of legal citation.
  • Learn how to use the legal Bluebook to put together a legal citation.
  • Discover a simple method for remembering how to put together a legal citation.
  • Find out how to enhance the credibility of both the author and the argument.
  • Understand the grammar of legal citation.

The legal Bluebook is a confusing mass of rules with no clear topic, with examples seeming to violate the rules they are meant to illustrate. However, with a clear understanding of the purpose and grammar of legal citation, the legal Bluebook can become a reference manual no more intimidating than a phone book.