How do you begin citing legal material? This page presents the essential resources.
CALI offers online tutorials in various areas of the law. It's a great place to turn when you need an overview or clarification on a particular topic. Tutorials are written by experts in the field. Click the following links to find CALI lessons relevant to citation and legal research (login information required. If you do not already have an account, ask a librarian):
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CALI also offers the following lessons (online tutorials):
The Bluebook is your official guide to legal citations. A critical tool throughout Law School and beyond, the Bluebook dictates how you will cite legal material. You may check this book out from the circulation desk for two hours at a time.
How would you find this case in a book? Turn to page 586 in volume 476 of second series of the Federal Reporter, and voila!
Ask a librarian for access to the following Bluebook guides: