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ALWD Guide to Legal Citation, Sixth Edition

Association of Legal Writing Directors, Coleen M. Barger


  • ISBN: 9781454887768

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    ALWD Guide to Legal Citation, Sixth Edition is a practical reference to the citation styles legal writers need to know, with clear explanations and comprehensive examples . In a single set of rules that novice and experienced legal writers alike can easily consult, Professor Barger covers all the citation formats used in practice-based documents as well as academic footnotes.

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    Page Count 608
    Published 05/19/2017
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    Coleen Miller Barger

    In her role as Developments Editor of UALR’s Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, Professor Barger contributes to current scholarship on issues facing federal and state appellate courts. She is co-author of the ALWD Companion: A Citation Practice Book (Aspen Publishers 2010) and author of Arkansas Legal Research (Carolina Academic Press 2007). She is one of the contributing authors to the Arkansas Bar Association’s Handling Appeals in Arkansas handbook.
    Professor Barger is a member of the Legal Writing eJournal Advisory Board for the SSRN Legal Scholarship network and she is one of the co-editors of the Legal Writing Prof Blog, part of the Law Professor Blogs Network. She has served the national legal writing community as a member of the Board of Directors for both the Association of Legal Writing Directors and the Legal Writing Institute, and she currently chairs a joint committee for the two organizations, which chooses the annual recipient of the Blackwell teaching award.
    Professor Barger has won Bowen’s Faculty Excellence Award in Service and has twice won the Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching at the law school. She is also a two-time winner of the Arkansas Bar Foundation Writing Excellence Award for her articles in Arkansas Lawyer.

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