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About this LibGuide

This LibGuide will walk you through most of the technical aspects of formatting your papers in Microsoft Word. We cover how to create footnotes, small caps, table of contents, and table of authorities. These are covered both for PC and Mac. 

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Sources for Assistance with Writing

Below are a few books to assist you with writing your papers.

Aspen handbook for legal writers: a practical reference by Deborah E. Bouchoux

General Collection & Permanent Reserves   KF250 .B68

** This is a resource for figuring out grammar, punctuation and how to organize and edit your paper. **


Scholarly writing: ideas, examples, and execution by Jessica L.  Clark & Kristen E. Murray

 General Collection   KF250 .C528     

** Especially check out the chapter on writing your draft! **


Scholarly writing for law students: seminar papers, law review notes, and law review competition papers by Elizabeth Fajans

General Collection & Permanent Reserves   KF250 .F35

** The chapter on the writing process is especially helpful for turning your notes and thoughts into a draft! **


Academic legal writing: law review articles, student notes, seminar papers, and getting on law review / by Eugene Volokh

General Collection   KF250 .V65

** If you are having difficulty editing, this book is for you! **

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