Legal citation
Legal citation is the practice of crediting and referring to authoritative documents and sources. The most common sources of authority cited are court decisions (cases), statutes, regulations, governm...
German legal citation
As in most countries, Germany has a standard way of citing its legal codes and case law; an essentially identical system of citation is also used in Austria.There is, however, no authoritative citatio...
Federal Rules Decisions
Federal Rules Decisions is a case law reporter in the United States that is published by West Publishing. The Federal Rules Decisions series publishes decisions of the United States district courts i...
Citator
In legal research, a citator is a citation index of legal resources, one of the best-known of which in the United States is Shepard's Citations. Given a reference of a legal decision, a citator allow...
Criminal Appeal Reports (Sentencing)
The Criminal Appeal Reports (Sentencing), sometimes referred to as the Criminal Appeal (Sentencing) Reports, are a series of law reports of decisions which relate to sentencing.They are published by S...
Frank Shepard
Frank Shepard (1848–1902), a salesman for a Chicago legal publisher, invented the Shepard's legal citation system.
In September, 1875, a small announcement in the Chicago Legal News reported that ...
Citation of United Kingdom legislation
This article explains the citation of United Kingdom legislation, including the systems used for legislation passed by devolved parliaments and assemblies, for secondary legislation, and for prerogati...
ALWD Citation Manual
The ALWD Citation Manual is a legal citation system for the United States compiled by the Association of Legal Writing Directors. Its first edition was published in 2000. Currently, it is in its fifth...
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Legal coding
Legal coding is the process of creating summary or keyword data from a document. It is widely used in the legal profession to create a fast-search index or database of documents for use in litigation....
Illinois Reports
Illinois Reports is the official reporter of the Illinois Supreme Court. It is published by Thomson Reuters, under contract with the Illinois Supreme Court Reporter of Decisions. The Illinois Supreme ...
Oxford Law Citator
The Oxford Law Citator, developed by Oxford University Press ('OUP'), is an example of an authority control system, used within legal research. The Oxford Law Citator provides and manages hypertext li...
Non-publication
Non-publication of opinions, or unpublished opinions, are those decisions of courts that are not available for citation as precedent because the judges making the opinion deem the case as having less ...
Shepard's Citations
Shepard's Citations is a citator used in United States legal research that provides a list of all the authorities citing a particular case, statute, or other legal authority. The verb Shepardizing ref...
Legal citation signals
Legal citation signals are a set of brief abbreviated phrases or words used to clarify the authority or significance of a legal citation as it relates to a proposition. Signals help a reader quickly ...
Law Reports
The Law Reports is the name of a series of law reports published by the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting.The Council maintains that they are "'the most authoritative reports' and should always be...
List of legal abbreviations
It is common practice in legal documents to cite to other publications by using standard abbreviations for the title of each source. Abbreviations may also be found for common words or legal phrases. ...
Lawyers' Edition
The United States Supreme Court Reports, Lawyers' Edition, or Lawyers' Edition (L. Ed. and L. Ed. 2d in case citations) is an unofficial reporter of Supreme Court of the United States opinions. The La...
Cox's Criminal Cases
Cox's Criminal Cases are a series of law reports of cases decided from 1843 to 26 June 1941.They were published in 31 volumes from 1846 to 1948. They were then incorporated in the Times Law Reports.Fo...
Section Thirty-four of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Section 34 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is the last section of Canada's Charter of Rights, which is entrenched in the Constitution Act, 1982. Section 34 provides guidance for the le...
Section Thirty-four of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Wikipedia
Dallam's Decisions
Dallam's Decisions is a case law reporter that was published by James Wilmer Dallam in Texas that included opinions of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Texas. It has the only record of opinions f...
Key Cite
Westlaw is one of the primary online legal research services for lawyers and legal professionals in the United States and is a part of West. In addition, it provides proprietary database services. Inf...
European Case Law Identifier
The European Case Law Identifier (ECLI) is an identifier for case law in Europe, implemented by the European Union Court of Justice, the European Patent Office and several EU Member States. The iden...
McGill Guide
The McGill Guide is the unofficial name for the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, which establishes the legal citation standard in Canada. It is published by the McGill Law Journal of the McGi...
State Trials, New Series
State trials, in English law primarily denotes all trials relating to offences against the state. In practice it is a term often used of cases illustrative of the law relating to state officers or of ...
Maroonbook
The Maroonbook is a system of legal citation that is intended to be simpler and more straightforward than the more widely used Bluebook. It was developed at the University of Chicago. As a simplified ...
Bluebook
The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, a style guide, prescribes the most widely used legal citation system in the United States. The Bluebook is compiled by the Harvard Law Review Association, t...
Bluebook - Wikipedia
Case citation
Case citation is a system used in many countries to identify past court case decisions, either in series of books called reporters or law reports, or in a "neutral" style that identifies a decision re...
Case citation - Wikipedia
Australian Guide to Legal Citation
The Australian Guide to Legal Citation (AGLC) is published by the Melbourne University Law Review Association in collaboration with the Melbourne Journal of International Law and seeks to provide the ...