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-Spencer L. Simons, former Director, O'Quinn Law Library and Associate Professor of Law
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Bluebook Now Available as a Mobile App
According to a recent press release, the editors of The Bluebook, A Uniform System of Citation, have chosen the Rulebook app, to exclusively publish The Bluebook for mobile devices. The app provides access to The Bluebook as well as current federal and state court rules and users can search all sources by words or phrases, bookmark, highlight or annotate text, and view multiple rules and authorities simultaneously. The app is currently available through the App Store and available for all Apple devices. It is free to download but access to The Bluebook will cost $39.99. The federal court rules and select authorities along with the rules and authorities for specific states including Texas are available on the Rulebook app for an extra fee.