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APA Support Centre: Legal Resources

Legal Citations

Because of the complexity of legal citations, APA follows a legal citation style guide for citing sources such as legislation and case law. Legal citations in your Reference List will look significantly different from other material that you may cite. A possible option is to use the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation for citing legal resources. In-text citations should still follow the standard APA format. You may also want to consult your instructor.

The following resources give detailed examples for citing legal resources using the rules from the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation.

Relevant Subject Guides

The following subject guides provide additional resources and information on interpreting legal citations: