Common Student Citation Errors
Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research & Writing, Vol. 10, p. 119, 2002
5 Pages Posted: 10 Jan 2009
This piece discusses the most common citation errors law students (primarily first-years) make, particularly when using case citations in practitioner documents. I offer explanations for the mistakes and possible solutions. But why should students and their teachers care about common citation errors? Three reasons: journals, seminar papers, and jobs.
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