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Supreme Court majority opinions b. Supreme Court plurality, concurring or dissenting opinions c. Circuit Court opinions d. District Court opinions e. Other sources 1. Cite state opinions if the issue is one of state law or, in descending order after the U.S. Supreme Court, if the issue is one of Federal Law. 2.
Administering Justice or Just Administration: The Hawaii Supreme Court and the Intermediate Court of Appeals. 14 UH L. Rev. 271. State v. Lessary: The Hawaii Supreme Court's Contribution to Double Jeopardy Law. 17 UH L. Rev. 269. Criminal Procedure Rights Under the Hawaii Constitution Since 1992. 18 UH L. Rev. 683. State v.
Example Case Reference (without neutral citation, independent volume numbers, court, judge and paragraph pinpoint) Barrett v Enfield LBC (1999) 49 BMLR 252 (QB) (22)-(30) (Rimer LJ) Neutral Citations for England and Wales.
The guidelines contained in the Manual of Style for the Connecticut Courts have been drafted by the Office of the Reporter of Judicial Decisions in accordance with the preferences of the justices of the Supreme Court and the judges of the Appellate Court. The style manual is intended to assist all justices, judges, law clerks, and support staff.
In previous NAGTRI Journal editions, I discussed general issues concerning Supreme Court style and what the prefatory parts of the brief should look like.In this issue, which concludes my series on U.S. Supreme Court brief writing style, I will discuss the heart of the brief — the Introduction, the Statement of the Case, and the Argument.
Below are 3 examples of a United States Supreme Court Bluebook citation, under the 3 scenarios.. You will likely need to refer to the same citation several times throughout your legal writing. The Bluebook has extensive rules for how to refer to the cited case in a shorter format. This is known as the “short form” citation.
Short Form Citations Once you have cited a given authority in full once, you may use a short-form citation subsequently. The specific content of a short form citation is flexible, but varies by the type of authority being cited. Acceptable short forms for a given citation will be covered in each entry.