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blue book

also blue·book (blo͞o′bo͝ok′)
n.
1. An official list of persons in the employ of the US government.
2. A book listing the names of socially prominent people.
3. A blank notebook with blue covers in which to write the answers to examination questions.

bluebook

n
1. (Parliamentary Procedure) (in Britain) a government publication bound in a stiff blue paper cover: usually the report of a royal commission or a committee
2. informal chiefly US a register of well-known people
3. (in Canada) an annual statement of government accounts
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800 refers to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, or if the proper citation form is not there, to the Florida Style Manual.
She details sources and strategies for researching legal practice, including platforms like WestlawNext and Lexis Advance; provides a historical perspective on legal research; and describes primary and secondary sources, including finding federal and state statutes, cases, administrative law, and legislative history; strategies for book and online research; and citation rules in both the fourth edition of the Association of Legal Writing Directors Citation Manual and the 19th edition of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation.
The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation BY THE COLUMBIA LAW REVIEW, THE HARVARD LAW REVIEW, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW, AND THE YALE LAW JOURNAL CAMBRIDGE, MASS.
You get bonus points if you noticed that the first cite conforms to the style dictates of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (18th ed.
1) THE BLUEBOOK: A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF CITATION 2 (Columbia Law Review Ass'n et al.
The Bluebook schools are sometimes accused of suffering from a conflict of interests because, on the one hand, a uniform system of citation must maintain consistency over time but, on the other, these schools derive significant income by augmenting the rules and publishing new editions.