This guide provides an introduction to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed.), with a focus on preparing citations of selected materials for academic law journals.
The Bluebook is divided into two main parts:
There are several ways to quickly locate rules or citation examples:
|Quick Reference: Law Review Footnotes table||Inside of the front cover|
|Quick Reference: Court Documents and Legal Memoranda table||Inside of the back cover|
|Index (find rules and page numbers by keyword)||Back of the volume|
|Table of Contents (find major rules and tables)||Back cover|