Mitra Sharafi’s South Asian Legal History Resources

Professor Sharafi’s Web on South Asian Legal History site includes a list of citation abbreviations of  law reports from the colonial era for Bangladesh, Burma (Myanmar), India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.  It also includes a useful “Research Guide to the Case Law,”  which explains the role of precedent, details major published and unpublished sources of cases, and describes how cases were cited.

 Mitra Sharafi’s South Asian Legal History Resources

http://hosted.law.wisc.edu/wordpress/sharafi/

 

 

Understanding and Mastering The Bluebook

A recent legal research and writing (LRW) title of interest concerning The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation) is:

Understanding and Mastering The Bluebook : A Guide for Students and Practitioners
by Linda J. Barris

Type:        Book; English
Publisher:    Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, ©2007.
ISBN:    9781594603655 1594603650
OCLC:    123391085
Related Subjects:
Citation of legal authorities — United States.
Annotations and citations (Law) — United States.

Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Getting Started
Chapter 2: Cases
Chapter 3: Statutes
Chapter 4: Constitutions
Chapter 5: Secondary Sources
Chapter 6: Procedural and Court Rules
Chapter 7: Litigation Documents and Record Citations
Chapter 8: Signals and Explanatory Parentheticals
Chapter 9:    Quotations
Chapter 10: Capitalization
Chapter 11: Numbers, Numerals and Symbols
Appendix: Citing Electronic Sources