Blue Book Crash Course?

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gatesome
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Blue Book Crash Course?

Postby gatesome » Mon Feb 09, 2015 8:44 pm

Tips for a crash course in blue book? I have a copy of the 19th edition.

I need to cite check an amicus for work asap ... what do I need to know out of the blue book for this? Can someone direct me to the most helpful section?

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Re: Blue Book Crash Course?

Postby baal hadad » Mon Feb 09, 2015 8:47 pm

There is a rule for pretty much everything in the bluebook. Just look up the rule in the bluebook. It's not that hard.

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Re: Blue Book Crash Course?

Postby JohannDeMann » Mon Feb 09, 2015 8:49 pm

use the index. did you not go to law school?

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Re: Blue Book Crash Course?

Postby gatesome » Mon Feb 09, 2015 8:52 pm

baal hadad wrote:There is a rule for pretty much everything in the bluebook. Just look up the rule in the bluebook. It's not that hard.


was more wondering which rules I should be looking out for
i've read tons of amici in the past so I assume I'll be able to figure it out

JohannDeMann wrote:use the index. did you not go to law school?


no, i have not gone to law school

i was just wondering if there was a section that is more important
i need to assemble table of authorities (fairly straightforward) and cite check

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Re: Blue Book Crash Course?

Postby Ron Don Volante » Mon Feb 09, 2015 9:03 pm

the first color group of pages (you'll notice if you look at it from the side) is basically a short summary of the basics. Should tell you exactly where to for detailed info on each basic point, too.




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