Guide: How to cite a Court case in APA style

Guide: How to cite a Court case in APA style

Cite A Court case in APA style

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Use the following template to cite a court case using the APA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the APA style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Title. (Year Published). Document Title/Name (Vol. , p. Pages Used).

Example:

‘Second Reading Speech on the Bill to Ratify the South-Easy Asia Collective Defence Treaty. (1954). (Vol. ).

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Title, Year Published)

Example

‘If the whole of Indochina fell to the Communists, Thailand would be gravely
exposed. If Thailand were to fall, the road would be open to Malaya and Singapore. From the Malay
Peninsula the Communists could dominate the northern approaches to Australia, and even cut our life-lines
with Europe…’ (‘Second Reading Speech on the Bill to Ratify the South-Easy Asia Collective Defence Treaty, 1954)

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