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

Full details of the Oxford Standard for Citation Of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA) can be found on the OSCOLA website.

 Abbreviating journal titles  Latin terms
 Authors, multiple  Law reports, which is the best report to cite?
 Author, none  LexisLibrary
 Brackets around dates  Pinpointing text
 Databases  Punctuation
 Footnote, creating in Word  Quotations
 Footnotes, cross-referencing  Westlaw
 Judges, attributions to  

 

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