Why the Bluebook Matters: The Virtues Judge Posner and Other Critics Overlook

8 Pages Posted: 10 Jul 2012  

Bret D. Asbury

Drexel University - Earle Mack School of Law

Thomas J.B. Cole

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

This short essay puts forth a defense of the Bluebook as a valuable pedagogical tool. It comes in the wake of decades of Bluebook criticism, most recently (and perhaps notably) Judge Posner's 2011 article in The Yale Law Journal.

Keywords: Bluebook, Legal Pedagogy

Suggested Citation

Asbury, Bret D. and Cole, Thomas J.B., Why the Bluebook Matters: The Virtues Judge Posner and Other Critics Overlook (2011). Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 1, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2102754

Bret D. Asbury (Contact Author)

Drexel University - Earle Mack School of Law ( email )

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Thomas J.B. Cole

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

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