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Resources for First-Year Law Students: Legal Research & Writing

Legal Research and Writing

The Art of Advocacy: Briefs, Motions, and Writing Strategies of America's Best Lawyers/ Noah A. Messing
KF250 .M49 2013  Reserve

Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies / Amy E. Sloan
KF 240 .S56 2012  Reserve

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
KF 245 .B58 2015 Reference and Reserve

Introduction to Basic Legal Citation   (

Legal Research Illustrated / Stephen M Barkan
KF 240 J32 2009 Reserve
Legal Research in a Nutshell / by Morris L. Cohen, Kent C. Olson
KF240 .C54 2016  Reserve

Legal Research Methods / Michael D. Murray.
KF 240 .M872 2006 Balcony

Legal Citation in a Nutshell / Larry L. Teply.
KF245 .T47 2016  Balcony

Legal Writing in a Nutshell / Lynn Bahrych, Marjorie Dick Rombauer
KF250 .S682 2017  Balcony

The Legal Writing Survival Guide / Rachel H. Smith
KF 250 .S625 2012  Balcony

A Practical Guide to Legal Writing and Legal Method / John C. Dernbach and Cathleen S. Wharton.
KF 250 .P72 2013  Reserve

The Redbook: a Manual on Legal Style / Bryan A. Garner
KF 250 .G375 2013  Reserve

Where the Law Is / J.D.S. Armstrong
KF 240 .A76 2013  Ready Reference

Writing and Analysis in the Law / Helene S. Shapo
KF 250 .S5 2013 Balcony

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