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Researching and Writing Your Upper Level Paper: Citing Sources

Based on the LibGuides "Developing a Topic" from Creighton School of Law and "Researching Your Seminar Paper" from Boston University Law School.

Bluebook Citation

For a detailed guide on Bluebook Citation, please see FAMU College of Law's Bluebook Libguide.

Other useful items on reserve are Understanding and Mastering the Bluebook and Legal Writing Citation in a Nutshell.

Plagiarism Resources

Plagiarism is a serious academic offense. Students who plagiarize are violating the honor code, and risk failure, expulsion, and possible exclusion from the Bar. If you have any questions about what constitutes plagiarism, please review these resources. 

Law Student Plagiarism: You Can't Afford It from the University of Maryland School of Law

Citing Responsibly: A Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism from the George Washington University Law School's Committee on Academic Integrity

Avoid Plagiarism!