LegalEase Bluebook Guides

To achieve law school success, you need to have perfect legal citations. We’ve worked with Bluebook legal citation experts to give you clear, time-saving guidance on how to master your legal citations so that you can ace law school.
Scales of Justice and Gavel

The Ultimate Bluebook Case Citation Guide

Published August 20, 201910 min read
In legal writing, one of the most commonly cited types of sources are judicial opinions. A citation to a judicial opinion is typically referred to as a “case” or “court case” citation. In this Bluebook Cheat Sheet, we’ve laid out the essential Bluebook elements and Bluebook examples for a few of the most common types of case citations . . .
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Section Symbol

The Ultimate Bluebook Statute Citation Guide

Published August 26, 201910 min read
Legal writing requires citation to a variety of sources. A frequently cited type of source is a statute. A statute is defined as “A law enacted by a legislative body—such as the United States Congress.” In the United States, statutes are a primary source of law. In this Bluebook Cheat Sheet, we’ve compiled several statute Bluebook citation examples and explanations . . .
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Introductory Signal

Introductory Signals Essential Guide: Part 1

Published September 10, 201910 min read
In legal writing, it is occasionally necessary to further clarify the significance or meaning of a particular citation and how relates to the writing itself. Introductory signals, also known as citation signals, are words and phrases used in legal writing to indicate to the reader how the writer intends to use a particular legal citation - whether it is for support, contradiction, comparison, or background information . . .
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Introductory Signal

Introductory Signals Essential Guide: Part 2

Published September 17, 201910 min read
In legal writing, it is occasionally necessary to further clarify the significance or meaning of a particular citation and how relates to the writing itself. Introductory signals, also known as citation signals, are words and phrases used in legal writing to indicate to the reader how the writer intends to use a particular legal citation - whether it is for support, contradiction, comparison, or background information . . .
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Copy and Paste

Copying and Pasting Your LegalEase Citations

Published September 17, 201910 min read
LegalEase helps you dominate law school by helping you create perfect Bluebook citations - and saving hours doing it. Follow this guide to properly copy and paste your formatted Bluebook citation into your document . . .
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