Can Id. follow Id. at xxx?

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Judge Philip Banks
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Can Id. follow Id. at xxx?

Postby Judge Philip Banks » Sun Jan 29, 2012 8:16 pm

Somewhat self-explanatory.

I know Id. is used to cite to the immediately preceding authority, but if I cite to a case, then cite to Id. at xxx, and then Id. (to refer to the same page as the Id. at xxx), is this clear? Following the letter of the bluebook, this seems OK, but I just want to make sure this is correct and it is clear to the reader exactly what I am citing to.

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Re: Can Id. follow Id. at xxx?

Postby PirateCap'n » Sun Jan 29, 2012 8:16 pm

Judge Philip Banks wrote:Somewhat self-explanatory.

I know Id. is used to cite to the immediately preceding authority, but if I cite to a case, then cite to Id. at xxx, and then Id. (to refer to the same page as the Id. at xxx), is this clear? Following the letter of the bluebook, this seems OK, but I just want to make sure this is correct and it is clear to the reader exactly what I am citing to.


It's perfectly acceptable to do that.

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Re: Can Id. follow Id. at xxx?

Postby ph14 » Sun Jan 29, 2012 8:17 pm

Judge Philip Banks wrote:Somewhat self-explanatory.

I know Id. is used to cite to the immediately preceding authority, but if I cite to a case, then cite to Id. at xxx, and then Id. (to refer to the same page as the Id. at xxx), is this clear? Following the letter of the bluebook, this seems OK, but I just want to make sure this is correct and it is clear to the reader exactly what I am citing to.


Yes you can do that.

So like: Blah blah blah. Id. at 123. Blah blah blah. Id.

The 2nd id. refers to page 123.

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Re: Can Id. follow Id. at xxx?

Postby kalvano » Sun Jan 29, 2012 8:19 pm

Yes, you can. Is it a law review article? If so, check the 5 id rule with your LR.

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Re: Can Id. follow Id. at xxx?

Postby Judge Philip Banks » Sun Jan 29, 2012 8:28 pm

kalvano wrote:Yes, you can. Is it a law review article? If so, check the 5 id rule with your LR.

Just citing a case for an LRW memo.

'preciate the help, guys.




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