A Manual on Usage and Style


The Texas Law Review Manual on Usage & Style is a pocket-sized guide to style and usage for legal writing—a convenient and accessible reference tool used by many lawyers and law students. Called MoUS for short, it contains rules on topics including:

  • punctuation
  • capitalization
  • numbers and symbols
  • italicization
  • grammar
  • word choice
  • spelling
  • quotations
  • composition
  • editing

The MoUS is currently available in its eleventh edition through our online store.

Alternatively, you may contact Paul Goldman with the UT Law Publications Office to order copies of theMoUS:

Phone: (512) 232-1149
Fax: (512) 471-6988
Publications@law.utexas.edu

New: The MoUS App
Get the MoUS App for easy, on-the-go access. Download the RuleBook App and search for “Manual on Usage & Style.”