January 17, 2014
As in all California courts, attorneys practicing before the Supreme Court should adhere to the California Style Manual, aka the Yellow Book (though Bluebook citation format is also acceptable). (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 1.200.) So here is a practical tip from our friend Ben Shatz at Southern California Appellate News: the Sixth District Appellate Program furnishes the Yellow Book online in a searchable format. This should help you to answer those nagging questions of citation form in record time.