hanging paragraph

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hanging paragraph

A paragraph in which the first line is set to the left margin, but all subsequent lines are indented.

   This is a hanging paragraph.  The
      second and subsequent lines are
      all indented from the left like
      this paragraph.
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Table 1: Fall Semester Astronomy class Control Group 17/12 Number of Classes 1 Number of Students 32 Number of Library Database Articles Used 0% Number of Library Books Used 1% Number of Recommended Web Sites 0% Number of Non-Recommended Web Sites ;, 28% Used Total number of Library Recommended 1 (3% of all resources Resources Used used) Average Score: Alphabetize 0 (out of 2) Average Score: Double Space 0 (out of 2) Average Score: Hanging Indent 0 (out of 2) Average Score: Title 1.
They mix and match conventions, such as using MLA's hanging indent in an AMA example.
If any "Whereas" clause extends past one typed line, then the hanging indent paragraph format is used.