Earlier editions of the ALWD
Guide carried a slightly different name and a larger purpose.
I will not be engaging in a comparative critique of the ALWD
Manual and The Bluebook; that discussion has been conducted elsewhere, with the balance of the debate favoring the ALWD
For years, TRIAL has followed Bluebook style when citing source materials, but beginning this month, the magazine is switching to ALWD
5) See Ass'n of Legal Writing Directors, ALWD
Citation Manual Adoptions, http://www.
7) DARBY DICKERSON, Ass'n of Legal Writing Directors, ALWD
CITATION MANUAL: A PROFESSIONAL SYSTEM OF CITATION (Aspen Law & Business 2000).
In the first chapter, he states Iris preference for the ALWD
(Association of Legal Writing Directors) Citation Manual over the more traditional Bluebook.
Aspen Law & Business (New York) has published The ALWD
Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation, a manual that contains one citation system for all documents.
Further to the current financing, ALWD
has agreed to use its best efforts to secure additional funding of up to US$40,000,000 for the development and construction of wind energy projects in which Greenwind has substantial interests.
We are indebted not only to STCL and the ALWD
, but also to Chng Huang Hoon, Connor Graham, Joseph Kimble, Kim Seon Kyoung, Monica Ortale, Philip Page, Jim Paulsen, Lisa Sotir, Dru Stevenson, Cherie Taylor, John Worley, Roland Yap, and Andrew Solomon, and research assistants Jerry Canady, DeAnna Carlson, Zahra Jivani, Shakeb Syed, Mary Vu, Sarah Willms, and Emily Byrum, as well as those STCL faculty present at a 2005 forum to critically discuss this project.
The updated citation appendix reflects the 18th edition of the Bluebook and the 3rd edition of the ALWD
Citation Manual, and includes new citation exercises.
She writes in the areas of legal writing, citation, and litigation ethics, and is the author of the ALWD
Citation Manual, which has been adopted by professors at more than 100 law schools.
But the legal community experienced a Y2K crisis of another kind last year with the publication of the ALWD
Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation.