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Pritzker Legal Research Center


Legal Citation & Organizing Research

Overview

Have you encountered an abbreviation in a citation and want to figure out what it stands for? The tables near the back of The Bluebook indicate how to properly abbreviate many terms. Other tools and resources are also available to assist you with decoding abbreviations. 

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