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Gonzaga Law Review & GJIL Orientation

Gonzaga Law Review & GJIL orientation for 2021-2022 academic year.

Bloomberg Law, Lexis+, and Westlaw Edge

The Big Three

Library of Congress Call Number

Tips for Cite Checking and Citation Format

Finding Aids, Reference Sources & Citation Aids – Bring some of these with you to the presentation 

  • Mary Miles Prince, Prince’s Bieber Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations, 7th edition – KF  246 .B46 2017 – Reference 
  • Mary Miles Prince, Prince’s Dictionary of Legal Citations, 9th edition – KF 246 .P73 2017 – Reference 
  • Linda J. Barris, Understanding and Mastering The Bluebook, 3rd edition – KF 245 .B37 2015 – Reserve   
  • Dionne E. Anthon, The Bluebook Uncovered: A Practical Guide to Mastering Legal Citation – KF 245 .A58 2015 – Reserve 
  • Igor Kavass & Mary Miles Prince, World Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations – K89 .K38 19912nd Floor Reference  
  • Larry Teply, Legal Writing Citation in a Nutshell, 2nd edition – KF 245 .T47 2016 – Reserve   
  • Penny A. Hazelton, Specialized Legal Research – KF 240 .S692 – Reference 
  • Mary Whisner, Fundamentals of Legal Research, 10th edition – KF 240 .J3 2015 – Reserve

Citation Issues – Bluebook 21st edition 

  • Trick – Look up the document on HeinOnline, Westlaw, or Lexis Advance and see how some prominent law reviews or legal periodicals have cited it.  You might get very different results because the Bluebook has some leeway where it is a judgment call on how to cite something.  

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