Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Legal-writing quiz 12

11. The ALWD Citation Manual was introduced in 2000 as a competitor to The Bluebook. It uses a system of citation very similar to The Bluebook, with one major difference. What is the difference?

Answer: In ALWD, the typeface conventions for scholarly writing and practitioner writing are the same.

12. In 1992, the ABA published Legal Education and Professional Development—An Educational Continuum. Half of this report covered “A Vision of the Skills and Values New Lawyers Should Seek to Acquire,” which emphasized, among other things, the importance of legal analysis and written communication in law practice. What is the common name for this report?

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