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Wakelaw15 wrote:How can this be a copyright issue? BLUEBOOK sells a list of rules for formatting, what's wrong with a machine that follows those rules?
Perhaps the rep was just making something up, but the takeaway is just use your bluebook.
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I saw a lot of errors as a LRW TA this year, and I think a ton were based on simply copying and pasting from Westlaw. Be especially careful of T6 abbreviations and reporter abbreviations (esp. F. Supp.), as those were the most frequent errors I saw.