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Case Names: The Basics
The case name will appear at the beginning of the citation. For proper citation, you should either underline or italicize the case name, depending on where in a document you are placing the citation (see Rule 2). There are a few different types of names, and the type of name will determine format. These include:
Person (individual): Use only the last name(s).
Company/Organization: Use the whole name, but abbreviate where possible (See Rule 10.2.1-10.2.2, T6).
Two Case Names: Use the first one listed.
Bluebook Quick Reference
B10.1: Bluepages explanation of full cases citation format.
Rule 10.2. -10.2.2: General rules for case names.
T6: Abbreviations for case names.
Case Name Checklist
Handy reference for case name citations.
Short cite: italicize
Case cited in endnote: do not italicize
In re and ex rel are always italicized, regardless of cite location
Abbreviations used where appropriate (R10.2.2 & T6)
Omission of unnecessary words? (R10.2.1)
Elon Law Library has very good video tutorials involving citation of different party names. Please watch these to better familiarize yourself with the different rules that apply to case names.