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Extension_Cord
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Write On Citations

Postby Extension_Cord » Sun May 13, 2012 8:22 pm

Are you supposed to feel confident in your citations? I feel like mine are a good guess but these things are not laid out in the bluebook perfectly. I'm just combining rules and having to make judgment calls. Is this the way it's supposed to be?

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Re: Write On Citations

Postby Sandro » Sun May 13, 2012 8:26 pm

Give us an example of the specific problems you are having !!!!! 8)

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Re: Write On Citations

Postby Extension_Cord » Sun May 13, 2012 8:32 pm

Sandro wrote:Give us an example of the specific problems you are having !!!!! 8)


Glad you asked!

LOL, not going to do that.

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Re: Write On Citations

Postby Sandro » Sun May 13, 2012 8:35 pm

Extension_Cord wrote:
Sandro wrote:Give us an example of the specific problems you are having !!!!! 8)


Glad you asked!

LOL, not going to do that.


You're such an honestapplicant !

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Re: Write On Citations

Postby zomginternets » Sun May 13, 2012 8:36 pm

There will be some citations that the BB won't have a direct rule for, in which case you will just need to analogize it as best you can to a rule that covers a similar type of citation. It's hard to say how many of these there should be--totally depends on the article and the type of works they're citing to.

Make sure you go through ALL your citations at least 3 times, and try to space each one out as much as possible. You'd be surprised even the third time around how many small things you've missed/done incorrectly.

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Re: Write On Citations

Postby kalvano » Sun May 13, 2012 11:41 pm

They purposefully design the citations for write-ons so you're forced to essentially make one up using 2 (or more) other rules.

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Re: Write On Citations

Postby tstyler98 » Mon May 14, 2012 8:40 am

Many of the citations will be pulled from multiple rules. Make sure to read over it carefully because sometimes one rule will apply to one situation, but another will apply in a different situation.




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