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The Open Memo Outline Common Errors Citation Exercises. Outline Common Errors Driver v. Office Depot. The Leader Board- Section F. Mondays41 Layson26 Mayhem in the a.m.17 Johnson and Assoc.17 Jackie Childs15 Too earlies15 Maples14 Marshall6.

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The open memo outline common errors citation exercises

The Open Memo

Outline Common Errors

Citation Exercises


Outline common errors driver v office depot

Outline Common ErrorsDriver v. Office Depot


The leader board section f

The Leader Board- Section F

  • Mondays41

  • Layson26

  • Mayhem in the a.m.17

  • Johnson and Assoc.17

  • Jackie Childs15

  • Too earlies15

  • Maples14

  • Marshall6


The leader board section e

The Leader Board- Section E

  • Lucas, McTear, Paulk and Rumanek34

  • Liles and Nix27

  • Citators, L.L. P.24

  • Free Lunch25

  • MaGarry and Nail21

  • Bluebook15

  • Bluebook Beasts7

  • Miller and Powell 19


The last day of the bluebook

The Last Day of the Bluebook


Quotations rule 5 1

Quotations; Rule 5.1

  • Heavy reliance on quotations is often a sign of inadequate analysis. You may be able to put the idea in your own words more effectivelyand efficiently.

  • You should notquote a court’s description of the facts.


Longer quotations

Longer Quotations

  • Quotations of fifty ormore words should be indented left and rightwithout quotation marks.

  • Important statutes or restatement sections should also be “block quoted.”


Quotations

Quotations

  • The citation for the block quote should not be indented but should begin at the left margin of the line immediately following the quotation (see page 44 of the bluebook).

  • Quotations of forty-nine or fewer words should be enclosed in quotation marks but not set off from the text. Use single marks for a quotation within a quotation.


Punctuation in quotations

Punctuation in Quotations

  • Always place commas and periods inside the quotation marks.

  • Place other punctuation marks inside the quotation marks only if they are part of the matter quoted. Semicolons and colons otherwise go outsidequotation marks.


Alterations in the text rule 5 2

Alterations in the Text;Rule 5.2


Alterations in the text rule 5 21

Alterations in the Text;Rule 5.2

  • When a letter must be changed from upper to lower case, or vice versa, enclose it in [brackets]. Substituted words or letters should also be bracketed .

  • “[P]ublic confidence in the [adversary] system depends upon disclosure.”


Alterations in the text rule 5 22

Alterations in the Text;Rule 5.2

  • Significant mistakes in the original should be followed by “[sic]” and otherwise left as they appear in the original.

  • “This list of statutes are [sic] necessarily incomplete.”


Alterations in the text rule 5 23

Alterations in the Text;Rule 5.2

  • Indicate in a parenthetical clause after the citation any change of emphasis or omission of citations.

  • “The section applies to non consumers as well.” Fuller v. Jones, 99 So. 2d 74, 88 (Ala. 1988)(emphasis added).


Omissions in text rule 5 3

Omissions in Text;Rule 5.3


Omissions in text rule 5 31

Omissions in Text;Rule 5.3

  • When using quoted language as a phrase or clause, don’t indicate the omission.

  • Extreme and outrageous conduct is “utterly intolerable in a civilized society.”(Citation omitted).


Omissions in text rule 5 32

Omissions in Text;Rule 5.3

  • When quoting language as a full sentence, omission of words is indicated by the insertion of an ellipsis, three periods separated by spaces and set off by a space before and after.

  • “Liability in such a case as this one depends upon . . . getting caught.” Seymour v. Butts, 106 So. 2d 175, 178 (Ala. 1980).


Omissions in text rule 5 33

Omissions in Text;Rule 5.3

  • When quoting language as a full sentence, ellipses should never be used to begin a quotation. Capitalize and bracket the first letter if it is not already capitalized.

  • “[T]here is no duty to protect another person from the violent propensities of a third person.” (Citation omitted).


Omissions in text rule 5 34

Omissions in Text;Rule 5.3

  • When quoting language as a full sentence, omission of the language at the end of a quoted sentence should be indicated by an ellipsis between the last word quoted and the final punctuation of the sentence quoted.

  • “Never count your chickens . . ..”


Citation exercises

Citation Exercises


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