The Indigo Book: A Manual of Legal CitationI am so pleased to recognize our outstanding State Reporter, Bill Hooks, who succeeded to the position in June Bill is no stranger to the Law Reporting Bureau—having started his career there in —and I know he will continue the great tradition of providing impeccable service for the entire Unified Court System. Probably the most notable change reflected in the new Style Manual is the continuing movement toward the use of electronic sources. These changes demonstrate our increasing reliance on technology and the growing acceptance of the use of Internet material. Among other things, we now know how to cite materials such as e-books. I anticipate that this aspect of the Style Manual will only continue to develop. The Law Reporting Bureau has continued to update the Style Manual to make this resource as clear and easy to use as possible.
2015 Cumulative Electronic Update changes appear in red.
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Legal Citation: How to Cite U.S. Supreme Court Cases, by Lori S. Kornblum, J.D.
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