Citing the law

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

Websites

To cite information from a website that is in a form not covered by other guidance in OSCOLA, include the following in the reference:

Author, 'Web page title' (Website, Full Date) <URL> accessed Date

Example:

Simon Myerson, 'Applying yourself to pupillage' (LawCareers.Net, 5 April 2011) <http://www.lawcareers.net/Information/Features/Detail.aspx?r=1355> accessed 12 April 2011


Blogs

To cite information from a blog include the following in the reference:

Author, 'Entry Title' (Blog Name, Full date) <URL> accessed Date

Example:

R Moorhead, 'Solicitors First' (Lawyer Watch, 25 March 2011) <http://lawyerwatch.wordpress.com/2011/03/25/solicitors-first/> accessed 13 April 2011

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