Mechanics of Proper Case Citation Require More than 'Manual' Skills

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, April 7, 2008

2 Pages Posted: 20 Feb 2009

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Julie A. Baker

University of Massachusetts School of Law

Lisa H. Healy

Suffolk University Law School

Date Written: February, 20 2009

Abstract

The article teaches the Bluebook rules and gives examples of citations for Massachusetts cases and statutes.

Keywords: writing, legal writing, citation, Bluebook, mechanics, long cite, short cite, Id., case citation, statutes, clarity

JEL Classification: K00, K10, K19

Suggested Citation

Baker, Julie A. and Healy, Lisa H., Mechanics of Proper Case Citation Require More than 'Manual' Skills (February, 20 2009). Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, April 7, 2008, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1347054

Julie A. Baker (Contact Author)

University of Massachusetts School of Law ( email )

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HOME PAGE: http://www.umassd.edu

Lisa H. Healy

Suffolk University Law School

120 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108-4977
United States

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