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Citation Style for Legal Sources

Legal research and writing has its own citation style. Your best source for Canadian legal citation is the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation (call number: KE 259 .C36 2010), also called the "McGill Guide". You may also want to have a look at the online guide to Legal Citation maintained by the Lederman Law Library at Queen's University.

If you are using a particular citation style (e.g., MLA, APA, etc.), the style guides will provide guidelines for citing legal sources. Writing and Learning Services has developed an APA Legal Citation guide.

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