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Citation of Cases 

Chapter:
References
Author(s):

Cheryl Iverson

The citation of a case (ie, a court opinion) generally includes, in the following order: ▪ The name of the case (including the v) in italics. To shorten the case name, use only the names of the first party on each side; omit “et al” and “the”; use only the last names of individuals▪ The volume number, abbreviated name, and series number (if any) of the reporter (bound volume of collected cases)▪ The page in the volume on which the case begins and, if applicable, the specific page or pages on which is discussed the point for which the case

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