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Textual Citations in Documents Submitted to Courts and Judicial Opinions: A Reply to Bryan Garner and an Alternative Approach


Edwin S. Fruehwald


Independent

February 17, 2014


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In this essay, I will discuss a proposal by Bryan Garner to eliminate textual citations in documents submitted to courts and judicial opinions and instead use footnotes in these types of documents. After critiquing his proposal, I will present my own alternative to the current use of textual citations.

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Keywords: citations, legal writing, legal education, legal authority, litigation, legal research

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Date posted: February 18, 2014  

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Fruehwald, Edwin S., Textual Citations in Documents Submitted to Courts and Judicial Opinions: A Reply to Bryan Garner and an Alternative Approach (February 17, 2014). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2397547 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2397547

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