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US Legal References 

US Legal References

Cheryl Iverson

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date: 19 January 2020

A specific style variation is used for references to legal citations. Because the system of citation used is complex, with numerous variations for different types of sources and among various jurisdictions, only a brief outline can be presented here. For more details, consult The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation. Legal references, as with other references (eg, journal, book), may also be cited as electronic references (see , Electronic References, Legal References). A legal reference may be included in the reference list in full, with a numbered citation in the text, or it may be included in the text parenthetically

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