Textual Citations in Documents Submitted to Courts and Judicial Opinions: A Reply to Bryan Garner and an Alternative Approach
5 Pages Posted: 18 Feb 2014
Date Written: February 17, 2014
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.
Keywords: citations, legal writing, legal education, legal authority, litigation, legal research
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