source is available, a parallel citation
to an electronic source as
(49) Thus, "[e]ven when a source is available in a traditional printed medium, a parallel citation
to an Internet source with identical content may be provided if it will substantially improve access to the source cited." (50) This rule reflects The Bluebook's longstanding preference for print materials by requiring a citation to the print source and allowing--but not requiring--an Internet citation if available.
Often, state constitutional issues, when they are even raised, are at best by parallel citation
. This is regrettable for two reasons.
Major changes include rules for direct citation of electronic databases such as Lexis and Westlaw and parallel citation
of electronic sources when it will "substantially improve access to the relevant information." (10) When citing cases in electronic databases, include the case name, docket number, database identifier, court name, and the full date of the disposition, as well as any codes or numbers that identify the case citations and indicate screen or page numbers with an asterisk preceding the number.
Source is available in a traditional print medium, but a parallel citation
to an Internet source substantially improves access to the material.
the traditional source should be used and cited, and the electronic source may be given as a parallel citation
In case law databases, one may search: all fields, official citation, parallel citation
, appellant and appellee names, docket number, appellate court, argued date, released date, case topics (headnotes), judge and court appealed, panel, majority opinion, concurring justice, concurring opinion, dissenting justice, and dissenting opinion.
NBCUNIVERSAL.COM (170) cites to two Supreme Court cases to explain that a federal court should abstain from exercising its jurisdiction only under "extremely rare circumstances," (171) and only when another court "has exercised jurisdiction over the res at issue." (172) Whether intentionally following The Bluebook's instruction to cite only to United States Reports or not, (173) Judge Brinkema's decision omits any parallel citation
to the Supreme Court Reporter or to the United States Supreme Court Reports, Lawyer's Edition.
While courts cannot prevent web site administrators from changing the content of a web site, they must at the very least be aware of the phenomenon and strive to cite authority in its most permanent manifestation, even if that means resorting to a book or periodical in traditional print format, using the Internet source simply as a convenient parallel citation
The previous edition also contained this rule but added that a parallel citation
to the regional reporter may be provided.
CaseBase can be instructed to search full text or focus on the sections of the opinion that are relevant to the researcher: case name, docket number, court, majority opinion, parallel citation
In a series of short chapters preceded by parallel citations
from the Second Testament and the classics of Japanese Zen, Thelle does not set out to parse the divergent claims of Buddhism and Christianity as to the nature and purpose of human existence, but he chooses instead to ponder the impact that an existence lived in complete fidelity to a spiritual path can have on those who espouse another religious worldview (pp.