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ENSP 330: Introduction to Environmental law

research guide for ENSP 330

Legal Citation

Legal citations are very specifically formatted and include many abbreviations, and they can be a challenge to create or understand. Use the following resources for information on how to cite legal sources and journal/news sources in the legal citation format.

Legal Citations: Examples

Journal Article citation examples

Nancy A. Dalager et al., Hodgkin's Disease and Vietnam Service, 5 Annals Epidemiology 400, 405 (1995).

George F. Wilhere, Adaptive Management in Habitat Conservation Plans, 16 Conservation Biology 20 (2002).


News Article citation examples

Gareth Cook, Scientists in Italy Clone Horse, Boston Globe, Aug. 7, 2003, at A1.

Bravender, Robin, Groups Petition EPA to Set Emission Limits Under Clean Air Act, E&E Publishing LLC Greenwire, 2 (Dec. 2009) (last visited December 8, 2009).


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