April 11, 2011
Write More Good
Mark Hale and Ken Lowery, founders of a twitter feed that pokes fun at the Associated Press Stylebook, have published a book titled Write More Good. According to a review, the book features “snarky observations . . . and writing tips so awful they’re good—or at least hilarious.” Interviews with the book's authors and with a site contributor are available on line.
August 27, 2009
New Edition of Illinois Legal Research
The second edition of Illinois Legal Research is now available!
The second edition of Illinois Legal Research shows how to find and stay current with Illinois cases, statutes, regulations, and local court rules. Focusing on state materials, it can be used as a supplement to national research texts or on its own to learn legal research. This book also explains how to locate secondary materials specific to Illinois law. Although the text was designed primarily for law students, seasoned attorneys will also appreciate the many secrets of Illinois legal research disclosed in this text. The book includes materials on citing Illinois law sources under the Bluebook (for both law review formats and practice documents), the ALWD Manual, and local court rules. It is an essential book for any Illinois law library and includes many research secrets of Illinois law.
Click here to read more about the new edition of Illinois Legal Research. The link also includes a link that shows the table of contents. The book is only $25.00 and the website is now offering a 10 percent discount. The website also has a link for legal writing professors to order review copies.
Illinois Legal Research is part of a series of state research texts published by Carolina Academic Press. Other states in the series are Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington.Click here for more information about the Carolina Academic Press state legal research series. The series editor is Suzanne Rowe, professor of law and Director of Legal Research and Writing at the University of Oregon School of Law.