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Citation Guide

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Valerie Ho
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Introduction to Criminal Justice
Jonathan Wender

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This document contains the guide for citing legal documents such as court cases and academical articles
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Jonathan Wender
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Date Created: 06/15/15
LEGAL CITATIONS 101 The standard format and sequence for most legal citations is as follows Plaintiff v defendant or petitioner vs respondent in appellate and certain other kinds of cases volume number reporter title abbreviation rst page of decision year of decision A few examples DeShaney v Winnebago 489 US 189 1989 Joshua DeShaney petitioner Winnebago County respondent 489 volume number US US Supreme Court Reports 189 rst page of decision 1989 year of decision United States V Bahe 201 F 3ml 1124 11271130 9th Cir 2000 F 3quot I Federal Reporter 339 I series 1124 rst page of decision 11271130 pages actually cited 9th Cir 2000 Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decided in 2000 Habeeb v Castloo et al 434 F Supp 2d 899 2006 US Dist LEXIS 38357 F Supp 2d Federal Supplement 2quot I series used for US District courts LEXIS 38357 LexisNexis unique case code Bedford V Sugarman 112 Wn2d 500 772 P2d 486 1989 Washington State Supreme Court cited in Washington Reports 2quot 39 series and Paci c Reporter 2quot 39 series FOR MORE INFORMATION httpwwwlawcornelleducitation The Bluebook A Uniform System of Citation 19h edition UW Gallagher Law Library httpliblawwa hingtonedurefguide html


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