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Ballentine’s Law DictionaryR15.8(a)
Bankruptcy

appellate panels, R10.4(a), T.1T.7
cases,
R10.2.1(b), R19.1R19.2(a)
courts, R1.4(d),R10.2.1(b), T.1
pending or unreported cases, R10.8.1(c)

Bankruptcy ReporterT.1
Bar publications, R16.7.7
“Baron,” abbreviation of
T.11
Basic charters, international and world organizations, R1.4(g), R21.1-R21.4, R21.4.5, R21.7.11, R21.8.2R21.9
Bible, 
R15.8(c)
Bills

bills and resolutions, R13.2
congressional, R13.2
state, R13.2(c)
statutory,
R13.2

Black’s Law Dictionary, B8.1R15.8(a)
Blackstone’s Commentaries, R15.8(b)
Block quotations,
B12R5.1(a)
Blogs, 
R18.2.4
The Bluebook,
R15.2(b)R15.8(c)
Bloomberg BNA Services, T.16
Board of Tax Appeals

citation of cases, B6.1.5, R1.4(d), R14.3.1(a), R14.5.3T.1

Book notes, R16.2, R16.6.2(c), R16.7(b)
Book reviews

citation order, R1.4(i)
periodicals,
R16.6.1

“Book(s),” abbreviation of, T.16
Books and pamphlets

ABA publications, R12.8.6R16.6.7
abbreviation of title, R15.9.1
administrative agency records and reports,
R14.3R15.1(c)
A.L.I. publications,
R12.8.5
author, R15
basic form of citation, R15
book reviews,
R16.6.1, R16.6.2(c)R16.7(a)
capitalization, R8(a), R15.3R20.2.2(b)
citation, components of, 
R15
citation analyzed, 
R15
citation order, 
R1.4(i)
collected documents, 
R15.5.2
collected essays, 
R15.5.1
congressional materials,
R13
corporate author, R15.1(c)
date, R15.4
date in title, R15.4(a)
date not given by source, 
R15.4(c)
Declaration of Independence
R3.3
dictionaries, legal, 
R15.8(a)
edition,
R15.4(a)
editor, when indicated, R15.2
encyclopedias, legal, 
R15.8(a)
The Federalist,
R15.8(c)
footnote typefaces, R14.10R15.3
forewords,
R15.6
forthcoming publications, R17.2
generally, R15
given names of authors, R15.1
government agencies as authors,
R15.1(c), R15.5.1
government agency reports, R14.2(c)
institutional authors, R15.1(c)
Internet sources, R15.9(b)
italicization, when referred to in text,
R2.2(a)
law reviews and journals, B9.1.1, B13, R2.1, R16, R20.7, T.13
legal dictionaries and encyclopedias, B8.1, R15.8(a)
letters, R15.5.2(b), R15.9.1, R17.1.3
manuscripts, typed, R17.1.1, R17.2
multiple authors, R15.1(b)
multiple editions, R15.4
multiple printings, R15.4(a)
multivolume works, B8.1, R3.1(a), R15.1, R15.3
name of author, R15.1
names and titles, capitalization, R8, R15.3, R20.2.2(b)
number, serial, R15.7
order within signal, B4.5, R1.4(i)
page citation, R3.2, R15
paragraph citation, R3.3, R15
periodicals, T.13
photoduplicated reprints, R15.4(d), T.14
place of publication not given by source, R15.4(c)
place of publication, when required, R15.4(c)
pocket parts, R15.4(d)
pre-1900 works, R15.4(c)
prefaces, R15.6
printings, R15.4(a)
publication number, R15.4(a)
repagination, R15.8(b)
repeated citation of, R4.1-R4.2
reprints, R15.4(a), R15.5.2(a)
restatements, B12.1.1R12.9.4
sections, R3.1, R3.3, R6.2(c)
serial number, R15.7
series of, R15.7(b)
short citation forms, R15.9
shorter works in collection, R15.5, R15.10.1
special citation forms, R15.8

star pages,R3.2R15.8(b)
subdivisions of, R3
subtitles, omitted, R15.3
supplements, R15.4(d)
theses, unpublished, R17.1.2
titles, R15.3
translator, when given, R15.2
typeface, B13, R2.1(b), R15
typeface, authors, B13, R2.1(b)
typeface in court documents and legal memoranda, B13
typeface in law review citations, R2.1
typeface in law review text, R2.2(a)
unpublished works, R17
volume designations, R3.1(a), R15.3
well-known works, B8.1, R15.8
writer of, R15.1
year, R15.4

Bound services

abbreviations, T.15
generally, R19
typeface, R19.1

Brackets

alterations in quotations, R5.2(d)
establishing short citation or translation, used in, R4.2, R20.2, R20.5.2, R20.6
quotations, used in, R5.2
volume designations, R3.1(a), R19.1(a)
years, R3.1(a), R19.1(b)

Brazil

sources of national law, T.2
treaty source, T.2

Briefs and legal memoranda (see Court documents and legal memoranda)
Briefs and records, citation of

citation order, R1.4(h)
generally, R10.8.3

British Columbia

sources of law, T.2

British materials (see England)
Broadcasts, R18.6
“Bros.,” in case names, B5.3, R10.2.1(c), R10.2.1(h)T.6
Business firms, in case names, R10.2.1(h), R15.1(d)
“But cf.,” as signal, R1.2(c)
“But see,” as signal, R1.2(c)
Byline, newspaper articles, R16.6