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Does Bluebooking matter? Some insight on how to cite

Providing authoritative support for assertions is a key component of legal writing. We learn to read and apply caselaw throughout our doctrinal classes. And 1L legal writing is dedicated to learning how to Bluebook. This is because the Bluebook provides … Continue reading

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How To Effectively Cite Authority: Tips from a Judge

How you include legal citations in a motion’s supporting memorandum can make the difference between being successfully persuasive and losing credibility. Here is citation advice from the Honorable W.F. Rylaarsdam, retired Justice of the California Court of Appeal for the … Continue reading

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What is the correct way to cite the year of the C.F.R.?

There is an element to the citation of a regulation in the Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) that seems so simple, but can in fact be different depending on what rule you choose to follow: the date of the code … Continue reading

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Banking Committee Republicans Cite Lack of CFPB Accountability in Senate Hearings on Director Confirmation

At the Senate Banking Committee nomination hearing for CFPB Director-designate Richard Cordray, Ranking Member Richard Shelby (R-Ala), referring to a May 2 letter sent by 44 Republican Senators to President Obama, said that the Committee should not consider any nominee … Continue reading

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Agencies cite possible historic finds at location

Agencies cite possible historic finds at location BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – Two government agencies are questioning whether local officials have done adequate research on whether Native American artifacts would be disturbed at the proposed site for the Biloxi Maritime and … Continue reading

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