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Classic Citation Guide: Legal Citation

This guide provides tips on citing various citation styles most frequently used at Manhattanville College..

What is legal citation?

§ 1-200. Purposes of Legal Citation

What is "legal citation"? It is a standard language that allows one writer to refer to legal authorities with sufficient precision and generality that others can follow the references. Because writing by lawyers and judges is so dependent on such references, it is a language of abbreviations and special terms.

Introduction to Basic Legal Citation (Legal Information Institute-Cornell)