Citing the law

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Citing the law
Why do I need to cite?
Activity: When to cite?
Inserting footnotes
Case law
Activity: Which report do I cite?
EU cases
ECHR cases
Welsh legislation
Scottish legislation
Northern Ireland legislation
EU legislation
Edited books and encyclopedias
Journal articles
Electronic journal articles
Government publications
Newspaper articles
Websites and blogs
Activity: Putting it all together
FAQs and notes

Whenever you paraphrase or quote a source or use the ideas of another person, you need to cite.

Number your footnotes continuously through your document, starting at 1.

The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section explains how to create footnotes in Word.

Have a look at the example of a correctly referenced piece of text on the next page, then use the links in the panel on the left to find details of how to cite specific types of sources.

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