Below are a few tips and tid-bits to help student, particularly journal editors with The Bluebook.
Columbia Law Review
Harvard Law Review
Pennsylvania Law Review
Yale Law Journal
STEAL THEIR CITATIONS (by searching HeinOnline Law Journal Library)
If no citation from any of these 4, look for a recent citation from another general law review
Example: "How to cite the current tax form 1040?"
R 12.2.1 (If possible, cite statutes currently in force to the current official code)
2 TYPES of published codes:
FINDING THE RIGHT YEAR:
If it's not perfect, at least ensure that readers can find what you're citing to
⇒ Step 1: What is it? Can you locate other things like it?
⇒ Step 2: What substantive rule applies?
⇒ Step 3: Where's the "official" version of this thing published?
⇒ Step 4: Still unsure?
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