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Reading Citations

Finding Cases and Statutes by Citation

Any reference to any primary law source - case or statute - has a citation. The basic format of a citation is standardized, and generally includes a volume number, an abbreviation of the title of the publication in which the law appears, a page or section number, and a date. 

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 Reading Citations - With Glossary of Common Abbreviations

Updated 2/15 JC