The Bluebook®: A Uniform System of Citation is still the dominant authority on proper legal citation form. Unfortunately, this edition—like its predecessors—is complicated, picky, and long. This Guide is designed to make your task of mastering The Bluebook® as easy and painless as possible. It helps alleviate the obstacles faced by students—and even lawyers—when using proper citation form. This text is designed as a how-to manual and takes a step-by-step approach to learning the basic skills of citation.