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Scope and Purpose of this Guide
This guide includes library resources on legal abbreviations, links to selective online abbreviation resources, as well as a listing of some of the types of abbreviations that are not set forth in the Bluebook.
Online Resources for Legal Abbreviations
Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations
This free database allows users to search for abbreviations for English language legal publications from the British Isles, Commonwealth countries, and the United States. It also includes English language publications covering international and comparative law. The database mostly covers law reports and legal periodicals; however, other types of legal publications are included. A user can search by abbreviation of by title.
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