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Bluebook Legal Citation

A guide to legal citation using Bluebook rules.


Bluebook Rule (21st): 11

Law Review Typeface: SmallCaps

Rule 11 lays out the citation method for constitutional sections. You should cite to the United State federal constitution by "U.S. Const." and cite to state constitutions by "[abbreviated state name] Const."


U.S. Const. art. 1, § 9, cl. 9.

Tex. Const. art. 1, § 3.