1. Glumbo12

    Glumbo12 New Member

    Aug 25, 2021
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    Why do I remember being taught to place periods outside of a cited piece of evidence's quotation?

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Glumbo12, Sep 3, 2021.

    ehhhhhh never mind im literally insane
    Last edited: Sep 3, 2021
  2. Gravy

    Gravy Active Member

    Mar 5, 2021
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    NOTHING! Because who can stand to read and write at the same time?!
    I was taught this way, too. I mean, when i was reading a lot of case law for paralegal school, the period was inside the marks. Like this:

    As you can see, there are 4 dots inside the quotes. So it's inside the mark, not outside. The only exception I think I remember is when it's citing something like this:

    If that's not corrent, then I don't know WHAT I did for 2 years of paper. EEK.

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