Legal Writing Materials


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  2. Books/Guides
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    2. General Legal Writing
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    4. Academic/Scholarly Legal Writing
  3. Citation/Style Guides
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  5. Internet Resources


  1. Books/Guides
    1. General Legal Writing

    2. Legal Writing Handbook - by Laurel Curie Oates & Anne Enquist (6th ed., 2014)

      • Call Number- KF250 .O18 2014
      • Location- St. Thomas University Law Library, Study Aids

      Writing and Analysis in the Law - by Helene S. Shapo et al. (6th ed., 2013)

      • Call Number- KF250 .S5 2013
      • Location- St. Thomas University Law Library, Reserve

      Legal Reasoning, Writing, and Other Lawyering Skills - by Robin Slocum (3rd ed., 2011)

      • Call Number- KF250 .W436 2011
      • Location- St. Thomas University Law Library, Reserve

      Legal Writing and Other Lawyering Skills - by Nancy Schultz et al. (6th ed., 2014)

      • Call Number- KF250 .S38 2014
      • Location- St. Thomas University Law Library, Reserve

    3. Academic/Scholarly Legal Writing
    4. Academic Legal Writing - by Eugene Volokh (5th ed., 2016)

      • Call Number- KF250 .V65 2016
      • Location- St. Thomas University Law Library, Study Aids

      Scholarly Writing for Law Students: Seminar Papers, Law Review Notes, and Law Review Competitions - by Elizabeth Fajans et al. (4th ed., 2011)

      • Call Number- KF250 .F35 2011
      • Location- St. Thomas University Law Library, Study Aids

  2. Citation/Style Guides
  3. The Bluebook (20th ed., 2015)

    • Call Number- KF245 .B58 2015
    • Location- St. Thomas University Law Library, Reserve

    Legal Citation in a Nutshell - by Larry L. Teply (2nd ed., 2016)

    • Call Number- KF245.T47 2016
    • Location- St. Thomas University Law Library, Study Aids

    The Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed., 2010)

    • Call Number- Z253 .U69
    • Location- St. Thomas University Law Library, Reserve

  4. Internet Resources
  5. CALI - Legal Writing Lessons


    Introduction to Basic Legal Citation - Cornell Legal Information Institute


    Purdue Online Writing Lab - Purdue University

    • Public Access- http://owl.english.purdue.edu
    • Note- Offers over 200 free resources, including writing tips, grammar and mechanics, and style guides.

    Duke Law Legal Writing Resources - Duke University Law School


    Legal Writing Center - University of Maryland School of Law


Note- Legal Research and Writing materials can be found in Call Number range KF240-KF251.