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1 CHAPTER 6 Constitutions, Statutes, and Administrative Regulations

2 The Bluebook Rule 11 – Example: Citing the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution U.S. C ONST. amend. XIV. The Citation

3 The Bluebook Rule 11 – Example: Citing the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution

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6 Citing a Constitutional Amendment Spell out the number Spell out the number 14 th – Wrong 14 th – Wrong Fourteenth - Correct Fourteenth - Correct Capitalize the number and word amendment Capitalize the number and word amendment fourteenth amendment – Wrong fourteenth amendment – Wrong Fourteenth Amendment - Correct Fourteenth Amendment - Correct

7 The Bluebook Rule 12 The United States Code (U.S.C.) is the official federal code The United States Code (U.S.C.) is the official federal code There are two unofficial federal codes There are two unofficial federal codes United States Code Service (U.S.C.S.) United States Code Service (U.S.C.S.) United States Code Annotated (U.S.C.A.) United States Code Annotated (U.S.C.A.)

8 The Bluebook Rule 12 Citing the United States Code 18 U.S.C. § 242 (2000). A United States Code Citation

9 The Bluebook Rule 12 Citing the United States Code

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13 The Bluebook Rule 12 Citing a Federal Statute Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) of U.S.C. § 651 (1988 & Supp. V 1993) A United States Code Citation

14 The Bluebook Rule 12 Citing a Federal Statute

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20 The Bluebook Rule 12 - State Codes Cite similarly to federal code citations Cite similarly to federal code citations Review Bluebook Table 1 for specific formats and abbreviations Review Bluebook Table 1 for specific formats and abbreviations

21 The Bluebook Rule Examples of Some Federal Citations Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (Rule 26) Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (Rule 26) F ED. R. C IV. P. 26. F ED. R. C IV. P. 26. Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure (Rule 6) Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure (Rule 6) F ED. R. C RIM. P. 6. F ED. R. C RIM. P. 6. Federal Rules of Evidence (Rule 301) Federal Rules of Evidence (Rule 301) F ED. R. E VID F ED. R. E VID. 301.

22 The U.S. Constitution Published in numerous forms Published in numerous forms U.S.C.A. and U.S.C.S.: U.S.C.A. and U.S.C.S.: Index the Constitution Index the Constitution Annotate the Constitution Annotate the Constitution

23 Federal Statutes Enactment Legislation is proposed as a bill Legislation is proposed as a bill Introduced to House of Representatives and Senate Introduced to House of Representatives and Senate Referred to committee Referred to committee Voted on by chamber it was introduced in Voted on by chamber it was introduced in

24 Federal Statutes Enactment (continued) Sent to other chamber Sent to other chamber May be amended May be amended Voted on Voted on If amended it’s sent back to the original chamber for a their vote If amended it’s sent back to the original chamber for a their vote Both chambers must pass exact bill Both chambers must pass exact bill After passing both chambers it is sent to the President who will: After passing both chambers it is sent to the President who will: Approve Approve Veto (Can be overridden by a joint 2/3 vote of Congress) Veto (Can be overridden by a joint 2/3 vote of Congress)

25 Federal Statutes Laws enacted by Congress are either: Laws enacted by Congress are either: Public Laws – Laws which concern all of society Public Laws – Laws which concern all of society Private Laws – Laws which concern single individuals or specific groups Private Laws – Laws which concern single individuals or specific groups

26 Federal Statutes Publication Initial publication: As a slip Law in the Statutes at Large Initial publication: As a slip Law in the Statutes at Large Published chronologically Published chronologically Official publication: United States Code Official publication: United States Code Including pocket part supplements Including pocket part supplements Unofficial publications: Unofficial publications: U.S.C.A. U.S.C.A. U.S.C.S. U.S.C.S. On-line and other internet cites On-line and other internet cites

27 State Statutes Publication Initial publication: Session Laws Initial publication: Session Laws Official publication: State Code Official publication: State Code Including pocket part supplements Including pocket part supplements Unofficial publications: Unofficial publications: On-line and other internet cites On-line and other internet cites

28 Local Ordinances Municipal and county ordinances are not as widely published as federal and state statutes Municipal and county ordinances are not as widely published as federal and state statutes Check local law libraries for updates and availability Check local law libraries for updates and availability

29 Administrative Regulations Initial publication: List of CFR Sections Affected (LSA) Initial publication: List of CFR Sections Affected (LSA) Refers the reader to Federal Register to view changes Refers the reader to Federal Register to view changes Official publication: Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) Official publication: Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.)

30 Court Rules All Rules of Court are published with the appropriate codes All Rules of Court are published with the appropriate codes Other publications include: Other publications include: Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Federal Rules of Evidence Federal Rules of Evidence Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure


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