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Supreme Court of Florida

No. 85,746

IN RE FLORIDA RULE OF
APPELLATE PROCEDURE 9.800(n),
CITATIONS.
[June 15, 1995]

PER CURIAM.

This Court on its own motion hereby promulgates the following proposed change to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.800(n) pertaining to citations:

(n) Other Citations. When referring to specific material within a Florida court's opinion, pinpoint citation to the page of the Southern Reporter where that material occurs is optional, although preferred. All other citations shall be in the form prescribed by the latest edition of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, The Harvard Law Review Association, Gannett House, Cambridge, Mass. 02138. Citations not covered in this rule or in The Bluebook shall be in the form prescribed by the Florida Style Manual published by the Florida State University Law Review, Tallahassee, Fla. 32306.

The Clerk of this Court is hereby directed to notify all interested parties of this proceeding and publish notification of this proposed rule change in The Florida Bar News. Responses received by August 1, 1995, will be considered by this Court in its final determination as to an appropriate rule to address this issue.

It is so ordered.

GRIMES, C.J., and OVERTON, SHAW, KOGAN, HARDING, WELLS and ANSTEAD, JJ., concur.