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Legal Citation

This guide provides an introduction to the citation of cases, statutes and regulations, books and journal articles, and electronic sources.

Citing Statutes and Regulations

While you may be using online versions of statutes and regulations, particularly for recent years, the citation of legislative materials still depends on their organization in print volumes.  However, all the information that you will need to create the citations for legislative materials should be available in their online equivalents in reliable sources.

In the following two sections, you will learn how to cite both statutes and regulations.