cite cases and legislation, i.e. the ‘primary’ sources of law, in the accepted way
refer to ‘secondary’ sources such as books, journals and government reports in your work
cite using OSCOLA, the Oxford Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities, fourth edition.
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the links in the panel on the left.
This resource was devised by Cathie Jackson and Ian Bradley, Information Services staff at
Cardiff University and was partly funded by the UK Centre for Legal Education. The 4th edition revisions have been
added by Matthew Davies and Lynn Goodhew. OSCOLA is produced by the Oxford University Law Faculty and further details
in the use of the OSCOLA style can be found on the OSCOLA website.
Created by University Library Service, Cardiff University