An Un-Uniform System of Citation: Surviving with the New Bluebook

174 Pages Posted: 24 May 2008

Abstract

This article led to the creation of the ALWD Citation Manual and to changes in The Bluebook itself. At this point, the article's other primary significance is the history of The Bluebook contained in the first major section. The article also describes significant changes in the 16th edition of The Bluebook and includes advice to The Bluebook's editors about how to improve the publication.

Keywords: bluebook, citation, legal citation, ALWD, citation manual, Harvard, legal writing

JEL Classification: K00, K10

Suggested Citation

Dickerson, Darby, An Un-Uniform System of Citation: Surviving with the New Bluebook. Stetson Law Review, Vol. 26, 1996. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1134368

Darby Dickerson (Contact Author)

UIC John Marshall Law School ( email )

300 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60604
United States

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