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1. Identify the source. Is it a case, statute, trial court document, or secondary source? If it is a secondary source, what treatise, journal, or newspaper is it?
2. Locate the source in a format that meets the Bluebook's standards for an official version of the source.
3. Check the validity, appropriateness, and accuracy of the source. Does the source match the content it is meant to support?
4. Format the citation according to the latest edition Bluebook, which should be used as a style guide for all citations.
Remember: These are general rules for checking a footnote. Always consult specific journal rules for a more detailed discussion of the process and any special cite checking rules.
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