The following text items should be italicized:
--titles of books, magazines, newspapers, plays, movies, works of art, long poems, and long musical compositions.
--Names of ships, aircraft, and spacecraft
Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis
--Words, letters, or figures when referred to as words, letters, or figures.
The g in align is silent.
--Foreign words and phrases that have not been naturalized in English. This also applies to most musical terms as well.
--Many foreign words and phrases have become Americanized, so they would not need to be italicized.
--Latin scientific names for botanical or zoological classes
a thick-shelled American clam (Mercenaria mercenaria)
--Legal cases, both in full and shortened form; however, the letter v for versus is not italicized in legal cases.
Jones v. Michigan