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Legal Citation & Organizing Research


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This guide is intended to assist law students with understanding how to cite to legal materials properly in accordance with The Bluebook and other citation manuals.

This guide also contains Word tips and tricks, assistance with decoding abbreviations, guidance on how to copy references from databases, suggestions for citation management tools, and strategies for organizing your research.


This research guide was last updated on December 2, 2020.