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  • However, they state that "even after four and a half years to research, write, edit and shepardize the Draft Repot, it contains, just pages into its legal analysis, errors of the sort the Draft Report itself repeatedly identifies as being part of basic legal competence under [the relevant ethics rule]."

    Power Line

  • If you discover that you misinterpreted a case, failed to shepardize outdated law or simply attached the wrong exhibit to a motion, we advise coming clean. - Newswire


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  • shepardize – to update a legal citation by finding later cases that cite that same citation.

    (Judge) Jahnke told all parties he would research the issue – "Shepardize these citations," and issue his decision in a memo.

    – Grand Forks (ND) Herald, Mar. 4, 2007

    If you have made a mistake, own up to it. If you forgot to shepardize a case and a partner asks you about it, come clean rather than fudge your answer. We all goofed at one time or another …

    – Summer Associates (Supplement to The Legal Intelligencer and Pensylvania Law Weekly), June 2005

    October 14, 2008