THE BLUEBOOK BLUES. This adapted exercise is based on “Hollywood Cites” provided to us by Grace D’Alo. versus. In case citations, the correct way to say Smith versus Jones would be: Smith vs. Jones. Bluebook Answer. Incorrect. Correct way is: Smith v. Jones Not v or vs. Party Names.
This adapted exercise is based on “Hollywood Cites” provided to us by Grace D’Alo
Is the capitalization in the following sentence correct?
The Defendants in Jones sought reversal of the appellate court’s decision based on Fourteenth Amendment arguments.
State v. Jackson, 420 P.2d 119 (Cal. 2003) (Taylor, J., concurring).
The following example illustrates the use of “id.” to refer to statutes. Is it properly used?
First cite is: 42 U.S.C. § 1983 (1994).
The next cite is: See id. at § 1981.
It is incorrectly used. Do not use “at” before a section or paragraph symbol.
The correct short cite is:
See id. § 1981.
Rule B6.2. See rule 4.1 for examples.
No, it is incorrect.
Under Rule 5.3, an ellipsis should not be used at the beginning of a quotation regardless of whether words have been omitted from the original text.
No. The correct form is: v. Harris.
Rules 10.2.1(a); 10.2.1(e); 10.2.1(g)
The correct complete case name is:
Palm Beach County Canvassing Bd. v. Harris
In general, give the entire subsequent history of a case except for:
d. All of the above
Answer d is correct.
Denials of certiorari, denials of discretionary appeals more than two years old, and irrelevant history on remand should all be omitted.
Is the following citation correct or incorrect?
15 U.S.C. §18 (1982).
that . . . .
1. Nat’l Equip. Rental, Ltd. v.
Szukhent, 375 U.S. 311 (1964).
2. National Equipment Rental, Ltd. v. Szukhent, 375 U.S. 311 (1964).
Citation 1 is correct.
Nat’l Equip. Rental, Ltd. v. Szukhent, 375 U.S. 311 (1964).
All words listed in T. 6 should be abbreviated (Rule 10.2.2) in citation sentences.