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Bluebook 101: Citing Books and Articles

LR: Law Review Footnote style


Memo: Court Documents and Legal Memoranda Style

Books (R. 15)

One author:

LR: PETER NICOLAS, EVIDENCE: PROBLEMS, CASES &


MATERIALS (2005).

Memo: Peter Nicolas, Evidence: Problems, Cases &


Materials (2005).

LR: LOUIS WOLCHER, BEYOND TRANSCENDENCE IN


LAW AND PHILOSOPHY (2005).

Memo: Louis Wolcher, Beyond Transcendence in Law


and Philosophy (2005).

Pages within a book:

LR: PETER NICOLAS, EVIDENCE: PROBLEMS, CASES &


MATERIALS 15, 21-30 (2005).
Memo: Peter Nicolas, Evidence: Problems, Cases &
Materials 15, 21-30 (2005).

Two authors:

LR: ROBERT F. UTTER & HUGH D. SPITZER, THE


WASHINGTON STATE CONSTITUTION: A REFERENCE
GUIDE (2002)

Memo: Robert F. Utter & Hugh D. Spitzer, The


Washington State Constitution: A Reference Guide (2002)

Three or more authors:

LR: PENNY A. HAZELTON, ET AL., WASHINGTON LEGAL


RESEARCHERS DESKBOOK, 3D (2002).

Memo: Penny A. Hazelton, et al., Washington Legal


Researchers Deskbook, 3d (2002).
Three or more authors if you want to
emphasize them all:

LR: JOSEPH C. DUPRIS, KATHLEEN S. HILL & WILLIAM


H. RODGERS, JR., THE SI'LAILO WAY: INDIANS,
SALMON, AND LAW ON THE COLUMBIA RIVER (2006)
Memo: Joseph C. Dupris, Kathleen S. Hill & William H.
Rodgers, Jr., The Si'lailo Way: Indians, Salmon, and Law
on the Columbia River (2006)
Shorter Works in Collection (R. 15.5)

LR: Paul Steven Miller, Analyzing Genetic Discrimination


in the Workplace, in RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES IN THE
BIOTECH AGE: WHY WE NEED A GENETIC BILL OF
RIGHTS (Sheldon Krimsky & Peter Shorett eds., 2005).

Memo: Paul Steven Miller, Analyzing Genetic


Discrimination in the Workplace, in Rights and Liberties in
the Biotech Age: Why We Need a Genetic Bill of Rights
(Sheldon Krimsky & Peter Shorett eds., 2005).

LR: Louis Wolcher, Removal to Federal Court, in 3


ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES 1315-16
(Paul Finkelman ed. 2006).

Memo: Louis Wolcher, Removal to Federal Court, in 3


Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties 1315-16 (Paul
Finkelman ed. 2006).

Legal Encyclopedias (R. 15.8)

LR: 88 C.J.S. Trial 192 (1955).


LR: 17 AM. JUR. 2D Contracts 74 (1964).
Periodical Articles (R. 16)
Typical law reviews (consecutively
paginated)(R. 16.3):

LR: Helen Anderson, The Freedom to Speak and the


Freedom to Listen: the Admissibility of the Criminal
Defendants Taste in Entertainment, 83 OR. L. REV. 899
(2005).

Memo: Helen Anderson, The Freedom to Speak and the


Freedom to Listen: the Admissibility of the Criminal
Defendants Taste in Entertainment, 83 Or. L. Rev. 899
(2005).

LR: Kathleen M. ONeill, Against Dicta: A Legal Method


for Rescuing Fair Use from the Right of First
Publication, 89 CAL. L. REV. 369 (2001).

Memo: Kathleen M. ONeill, Against Dicta: A Legal


Method for Rescuing Fair Use from the Right of First
Publication, 89 Cal. L. Rev. 369 (2001).

Student Notes and Comments (R. 16.6.2)

LR: Kevin V. Tu, Comment, Extreme Policy Makeover:


Re-Evaluating Current U.S.-Vietnam Relations Under the
International Religious Freedom Act, 14 PAC. RIM L. &
POLY J. 771 (2005).
Memo: Kevin V. Tu, Comment, Extreme Policy
Makeover: Re-Evaluating Current U.S.-Vietnam Relations
Under the International Religious Freedom Act, 14 Pac.
Rim L. & Poly J. 771 (2005).

LR: Erik Van Hagen, Comment, The Not-So-Secret Ballot:


How Washington Fails to Provide a Secret Vote for
Impaired Voters as Required by the Washington State
Constitution, 80 WASH. L. REV. 789 (2005).

Memo: Erik Van Hagen, Comment, The Not-So-Secret


Ballot: How Washington Fails to Provide a Secret Vote for
Impaired Voters as Required by the Washington State
Constitution, 80 Wash. L. Rev. 789 (2005).

Not consecutively paginated (R. 16.4):

LR: Helen Anderson, Are Citations on the Way Down? The


Case Against Footnotes, WASH. ST. B. NEWS, Dec. 2001,
at 28.

Memo: Helen Anderson, Are Citations on the Way


Down? The Case Against Footnotes, Wash. St. B. News,
Dec. 2001, at 28.

LR: Robert Anderson, Blurring the Boundaries of State


Jurisdiction, WASH. ST. B. NEWS, Nov. 2002, at 24.

Memo: Robert Anderson, Blurring the Boundaries of


State Jurisdiction, Wash. St. B. News, Nov. 2002, at 24.
Newspapers (R. 16.5)

LR: Meade Emory, Stealth Amendment Shouldnt Mean


Death to the Estate Tax, SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER,
June 27, 2006, at B7.

Memo: Meade Emory, Stealth Amendment Shouldnt


Mean Death to the Estate Tax, Seattle Post-Intelligencer,
June 27, 2006, at B7.

American Law Reports Annotations (R.


16.6.6)

LR: William B. Johnson, Annotation, Use of Plea Bargain


or Grant of Immunity as Improper Vouching for Credibility
of Witness in Federal Cases, 76 A.L.R. FED. 409 (1986).

Memo: William B. Johnson, Annotation, Use of Plea


Bargain or Grant of Immunity as Improper Vouching for
Credibility of Witness in Federal Cases, 76 A.L.R. Fed. 409
(1986).