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The Bluebook : A Uniform System of Citation, compiled by the editors of the Columbia Law Review, the Harvard Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and the Yale Law Journal. The Bluebook sets the standard for citation styles in practitioners’ documents and legal publications.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court adopted a new format for citation of Supreme Court and published Court of Appeals decisions effective January 1, 2000. The new format consists of: 1) the parties' names, 2) year of decision, 3) the abbreviated name of the court issuing the decision, and 4) a sequential number assigned by the Clerk of Courts' office.
A free, Creative Commons-dedicated implementation of The Bluebook’s Uniform System of Citation. The Indigo Book was compiled by a team of students at the New York University School of Law, working under the direction of Professor Christopher Jon Sprigman. The Indigo Book isn’t the same as The Bluebook, but it does implement the same Uniform System of Citation that The Bluebook does.
Shepardizing Sources in NexisUni
Shepard's Reports or "Shepardizing" using the database, Nexis Uni
You learned that it's important to double-check that your primary sources (legislative and case law - treaties, decisions of courts and tribunals, statutes, regulations) are still solid law. To do this you can use Nexis Uni to create a Shepard's Report for statutes and regulations. Nexis Uni uses Shepard's Signal Indicators to provide context about point of law authority.click on the Shepardize this document located to the right of the document.
Find credible sources related to business and legal topics. Access local, regional, and national newspapers, magazines, and journals, as well television and radio broadcasts. Search state and federal legal cases, statutes, and Supreme Court decisions. Locate business information on millions of U.S. and international companies, and their top executives.
The Shepard’s Signal™ feature shows an at-a-glance precedential value of the case or statute you are Shepardizing. Graphically represented by one of seven possible signals, the Shepard's Signal also provides hypertext links directly to the Shepard's® Citation Service report specific to the document being viewed.
Citation Cheat Sheet
Click the link below to access a downloadable quick study guide: citations for State Cases, Statutes, and Ordinances, along with Federal Statutes and Codes, and Constitutions, and Supreme Court cases.