Get familiar with common forms of legal citation. Be sure to use the ALWD or Bluebook citation guides.
- Statutory Codes - title number, source abbreviation, section number, and year in parentheses
- Case Reports - party names, volume number, source abbreviation, page number, and court and year in parentheses
- Articles - author, title in italics, volumber number, source abbreviation in small caps, page number and year and parentheses
18 Pa.C.S.A. § 5511.1 (2000).
Pestalozzi v. Philadelphia Flyers, 576 A.2d 72 (Pa. Super. Ct. 1990).
David Hoffman, Best Puffery Article Ever, 91 Iowa L. Rev. 1395 (2006).
red - volume or title number
blue - source abbreviation, including series
purple - initial page or section number
green - date