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Editor: Mitchell H. Rubinstein
New York Law School

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Blue Book Changes to 19th Edition

This may not be the most interesting topic to readers, but the Blue Book just came out with a new edition. Legal form is actually important. A uniform form is important because it makes it easier from lawyers to find the cited authority and shepardize it electronically. It is also a reflection of legal quality. A brief which is full of inappropriate citation form just does not look good.

Cynthia Pittson of Pace Law Library recently put together a summary of changes to the 19th Edition. Her summary can be found here.

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