No law says a legal citation guide has to be boring or hard to use. (We know—we checked.) Noted by the Bluebook as a source of Pennsylvania-specific legal citation, PAstyle: A Pennsylvania Stylebook and Citation Guide for Legal Writing is a practical guide to legal writing and citation. Written in an approachable and fun-to-read style and designed to be the Swiss Army knife of desk references in a lawyer’s arsenal, PAstyle covers all aspects of writing from grammar, spelling, and citation to how to make document production faster and easier.
citation formats: cases, rules, and statutes, both federal and state
abbreviations and terms in citations
general style guidelines for clear writing
grammar and usage guides
typography: court requirements, typographical symbols, and tips for more efficient document production
quick-reference word list with hundreds of words noting case, spelling, and style
names of acts often mis-cited and citations for common Pennsylvania codes
Internet sources for further information on citation and style
Included with the book is a USB drive that includes a PDF file with commenting capabilities enabled for users to be able to add their own notes to the book.
Summary of Contents
Abbreviations and Terms in Citations
General Style Guidelines
Grammar and Usage
Quick-Reference Word List
Popular Name Acts
Handy Internet Sources for Citation and Style
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