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Law: Citation & Style


Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation (McGill Guide)
       The authoritative source for Canadian legal citation.
       KF 245 C28 2014 (Reserve and Reference)

United States

Blue Book: A Uniform System of Legal Citation
       The standard guide for American legal citation.
       KF 245 U54 (Reference)

Online Citation Guides:

University of British Columbia Legal Citation Guide

Queen's University Library Guide to Legal Citation

Bora Laskin Law Library Legal Citation

Cornell University Law School Introduction to Basic Legal Citation (American)

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations (Online)

Index to Legal Citations and Abbreviations
       by Donald Raistrick
       KF 246 R35 2013 (Reference)

Prince’s Bieber Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations
       by Mary Miles Prince
       KF 246 B46 2009 (Reference)

Effective Written Advocacy
      by Andrew Goodman
      KF 250 G658 2012 (Reserves)

Legal writing: mastering clarity and persuasion
       by John Hollander
       K 94 H64 2013 (Main & Online)

A plain-language handbook for legal writers
       by Christine Mowat
       KF 250 M6 2015 (Main)

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