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Cumberland Law Review Online Submission
Prior to submission, go through this checklist and affirm that you have completed each step in the drafting of the article under submission. Failure to comply with these requirements may result in an article being returned to the author before the editorial process begins.
Check Spelling (spelling of names and article titles in addition to body of article).
Check that all citations have pincites, except when using "see generally" signal.
Check Typefaces as per Bluebook R. 2.
Check spacing after sentence. MOUS R. 1.38.
Check use of Number/Numerals as per Bluebook R. 6.2(a).
Check for proper use of Section (§) Symbol.
Check Capitalization of Court/State/Judge as per Bluebook R. 8.
Check for Proper Italicization as per Bluebook R. 7.
Short Cites and Internal Cross References
Check all short form citations according to the Bluebook.
Properly use id. as per Bluebook R. 4.1. (Italicized period following Id / 5 Id Rule 10.9(a)).
Properly use Supra and Hereinafter as per Bluebook rule 4.2 (NO supra or hereinafter with cases).
Order of Authority, Use of Signals, and Order of Parentheticals
Proper use of signals and appropriate signal order as per Bluebook R. 1.2 & 1.3.
Include parenthetical explanation for any citation that has a "see also" or "Cf." signal?
Use proper order of authorities within each signal as per Bluebook R. 1.4?
Proper order of parenthetical within a citation as per Bluebook R. 1.5(b).
Proper quote formatting as per Bluebook R. 5?
Properly altered quotes as per Bluebook R. 5.2?
Properly used quotes within quotes as per Bluebook R. 5.2(e)?
Check all abbreviations against Bluebook Tables (10 etc.).
Citing to Subdivisions
Use proper form when citing to volumes, parts, and supplements as per Bluebook R. 3.1.
Special Rules for Internet Citations
Use proper form for all internet citations?
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